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Re: D-BUS 0.30 in my yum repository - porting guide attached



There are some corrections on the porting guide.  Get it fresh from here
http://people.redhat.com/johnp/files/dbus_0.23_to_0.30_porting_quickref.txt.

On Mon, 2005-01-31 at 14:59 -0500, John (J5) Palmieri wrote:
> I have D-BUS version 0.30 in my yum repository at 
> 
> [j5utopia]
> name=J5's Experimental Project Utopia Repository
> baseurl=http://people.redhat.com/johnp/redhat/experimental/utopia
> 
> You will have to --force --nodeps the packages for now until all the
> packages are updated to use the new dbus.
> 
> Attached is a short porting guide.  Ask me if you have any more
> complicated questions about the new API's.
> 
> Please patch your rpm's to reflect the new API. We will make the
> switchover in a couple of weeks or whenever all the packages are done.
> Send me the srpm's so I can add packages to the repository as they are
> done.  Here is a list of packages in core that need to be updated:
> 
> gnome-volume-manager - me 
> hal - davidz
> NetworkManager - dcbw
> NetworkManager-gnome - dcbw
> desktop-printing - walters
> cups - twaugh
> 
> I'm posting this to fedora-devel so that packagers outside of core can
> consider themselves warned.  Massive API breakage for anything that uses
> D-BUS is on the horizon as we move closer to 1.0.  The 0.30 series
> should mark the biggest change moving to 1.0 and I don't expect anymore
> API breakage other than the glib bindings in the future.  If there is
> I'll let you know.
> 
> Thanks
> 
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John (J5) Palmieri
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Desktop Group
Red Hat, Inc.
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