[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Ignored patches, ignored bugs

From: Kalle Vahlman kalle.vahlman at gmail.com
Date: Wed Jan 24 14:12:06 EET 2007
2007/1/24, Marius Vollmer <marius.vollmer at nokia.com>:
> "ext maemo-developers-bounces at maemo.org" <maemo-developers-bounces at maemo.org> writes:
> > Maybe the list of important bugs for hildon-fm is just too long to get
> > the easy patches fixed right now ;)
> Yep, the C++ bindings are unfortunately pretty low priority for me.
> As far as language bindings go, C++ doesn't need them (people can just
> use the C API from C++).

You can write a C module and import that to Python too, no need for bindings.
Oh, wait, that WAS the binding. IMO the situation is very much the
same for C++, though it's of course much easier to include C in C++
than in Python.

It still doesn't invalidate the need for bindings.

> Also, my general attitude is that the wrappers should be flexible
> enough to work around buglets in the wrapped code.
> We are talking about this patch to hildon-fm, right?
> --- hildon-fm/hildon-file-system-model.h        (revision 1305)
> +++ hildon-fm/hildon-file-system-model.h        (working copy)
> @@ -96,10 +96,12 @@
>  typedef struct _HildonFileSystemModelPrivate HildonFileSystemModelPrivate;
> -typedef struct {
> +typedef struct _HildonFileSystemModel HildonFileSystemModel;
> +
> +typedef struct _HildonFileSystemModel {
>      GObject parent;
>      HildonFileSystemModelPrivate *priv;
> -} HildonFileSystemModel;
> +};
> I'd say that you should fix the wrapper generator to not be so
> brittle, or add some way of hinting it around issues like this.
> Nevertheless, I am going to apply the patch.  Eventually. :-)

I guess we'll thank you for it. Eventually.

Kalle Vahlman, zuh at iki.fi
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