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Re: modern Gnucash still needs libglib1.2?

On Tue, Oct 03, 2006 at 11:37:36AM -0700, Kevin B. McCarty wrote:
> Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 03, 2006 at 08:34:02AM -0400, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> >> On Tue, Oct 03, 2006 at 06:12:42AM +0200, Tshepang Lekhonkhobe wrote:
> >> > Hi,
> >> > I just noticed that 'gnucash' depends on 'guile-g-wrap', which in turn
> >> > depends on 'libglib1.2'. Is there anything available there not yet in
> >> > 'libglib2.0' or has 'guile-g-wrap' not ported yet?
> >> > 
> >> IIRC, there is currently an effort under way to eliminate all the gtk1.2
> >> and related dependencies from gnucash.  It appears that the transition
> >> is not yet complete.
> > 
> > AFAIK, from lurking in gnucash-devel and -user, that conversion was
> > completed with the release of gnucash 2.0. That is gnucash has
> > completed its gtk2 port. They (gnucash) however, do not maintain
> > guile-g-wrap and can't be responsible for the dependencies of their
> > dependencies... heh.
> Doesn't it cause segfaults if gnucash is linked (directly or indirectly)
> against two different ABI versions of libglib?  Or does glib use symbol
> versioning to prevent that?

well, since gnucash runs, it doesn't... they use guile-g-wrap to
interface guile reports and scripts into gnucash (which is written in
C). Perhaps that is enough of a seperation that it doesn't matter?
IANA gnucash developer, so you'd do better to ask them, to Thomas
Bushnell, the debian maintainer.


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