xfcerc vs gkeyfile

Stephan Arts stephan at xfce.org
Mon Jan 14 00:43:11 CET 2008

On Jan 14, 2008 12:34 AM, Brian J. Tarricone <bjt23 at cornell.edu> wrote:
> On Sun, 13 Jan 2008 23:13:28 +0100 Stephan Arts wrote:
> > When looking at xfcerc, it seems remarkably similar to the g_key_file
> > stuff in glib.
> >
> > I was wondering if we could deprecate xfcerc for 4.6 and move to
> > g_key_file.
> If you want to take the time to figure out and verify that it at least
> does everything XfceRc does, then sure.

Well, there are two things missing.

- xfce_rc_flush
- xfce_rc_is_dirty

Since the g_key_file does not support writing the stuff back to the
files itself. Though you can extract a string from it and write that

In any other way, it behaves similar.


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