gnome-vfs2 / GConf2 / dbus

Daniel Drake dsd at
Mon Jul 21 15:00:03 EDT 2008


We're rebasing OLPC to F9, and are wondering about gnome-vfs2 vs GConf.
It looks like you touched upon this area in the past.

On Mon, 2008-07-21 at 19:22 +0200, Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 7:03 PM, Daniel Drake <dsd at> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2008-07-21 at 19:00 +0200, Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote:
> >> > I guess GConf2-dbus provides an equivalent interface to the GConf2
> >> > package and hence is a drop-in replacement.
> >>
> >> Oh ok, that make sense and I guess it's the case here...
> >
> > So do we want to use GConf2-dbus like we did for update1, or are we ok
> > to stick with plain old GConf2 in 8.2?
> I'm not sure. The reason people didn't want plain GConf in the build
> was the ORBit dependency. Now I'm not sure if the problem there was
> disk space, memory or what else. I guess we should measure...

Do you have any opinion on whether we should continue using GConf2-dbus
rather than GConf2?


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