xfconf update - array and struct types

Bo Lorentsen bl at lue.dk
Mon Oct 15 22:22:18 CEST 2007

Brian J. Tarricone wrote:

> Yeah, I had bindings in mind when doing the _get_array(), 
> _get_array_valist() and _get_arrayv() (etc.) functions.  Shouldn't be 
> too hard to wrap, I don't think.  Which brings up something I hadn't 
> thought about -- if you *do* see something that's not easily wrappable 
> for XFC, please do let me know.
I have not been looking into this yet, but I will do as soon as I have 
some time and something to test it on.

> I'm not sure how XFC deals with GValues and GValueArrays, so feedback 
> there would be useful.  Of course, there's nothing wrong with 
> reimplementing some stuff in XFC by using the D-Bus API directly if we 
> can't find a good C API for everything that's also bindings-friendly.
The wrapper on the libXFCcore part, looks like is could be able to take 
care of this, but I need to be sure.

A nice test application could be a xfconf editor (XFConf) :-)

> It'll unfortunately require another D-Bus method.
I am sorry the here this, but I am looking forward to see this appear in 
the next version.


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