setttings in xfce 4.6
Brian J. Tarricone
bjt23 at cornell.edu
Wed Jan 9 20:17:28 CET 2008
Nick Schermer wrote:
> I was working a bit on an improved display settings dialog, but while
> i was working on the code and played with randr, i wondered what the
> 4.6 plans are for xfce-mcs-manager + plugins...
xfconf is mostly working (there're two function in libxfconf
get/set_string_list() that don't work, and I haven't decided how I want
to fix them yet). Otherwise it just needs lots of testing. I haven't
really had much time lately; perhaps I'll import it into the main xfce
svn repo soon so others can play around with it more easily.
> - Do we want the various settings to be standalone applications?
Up to the module maintainer. It can either be a standalone app, or a
part of the app itself (invoked via some commandline option that tells
the app to pop up the settings app or whatever). I'm not planning on
writing a monolithic settings app aside from a 'settings browser' that
can launch the other settings panels.
> - Xsettings? IIRC Brian was no sure if it belongs in xfconf.
The XSETTINGS daemon should be separate; there's no reason for our
config system to be tied to it. It should have a mapping between
XSETTING names and xfconf keys and should just proxy what's in the
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