[Xfce4-commits] r26470 - in libxfcegui4/trunk: . libxfcegui4

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Thu Dec 13 14:06:21 CET 2007

Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
>>>> When you deprecate stuff, please don't #ifndef out the gobject cast
>>>> #defines or the struct typedefs.  This will make code using those
>>>> classes fail to compile.  The idea of doing the #ifndef is to
>>>> cause the compiler to throw warnings, not error out.  To catch
>>>> these as a 'hard fail', you'd use the gcc -Werror flag.
>>> Well I looked in Gtk, there they put the GTK_DISABLE_DEPRECATED
>>> #ifndef and #endif at the start and end of the entire header file,
>>> when the whole object is deprecated.
>>> http://svn.gnome.org/viewvc/gtk%2B/trunk/gtk/gtklist.h?revision=12634&view=markup
>>> The when the user defined XFCE_DISABLE_DEPRECATED the compilation
>>> should fail because the functions/structure etc are not there
>>> anymore.
>> It's done correctly, indeed.
> That's not how we (I?) have deprecated other modules.  But I guess I
> don't particularly care all that much either way, so whatever.

Then you didn't deprecate properly. ;-)

I.e. look at dialog.h or xfce_clock.h for examples of how we did this in
the past.

> 	-b


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