[Sugar-devel] Introspection packages (was: Re: Patch review request for ticket #2290)

David Farning dfarning at gmail.com
Tue Sep 7 11:40:03 EDT 2010

On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 10:32 AM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 17:13, Sascha Silbe
> <sascha-ml-reply-to-2010-3 at silbe.org> wrote:
>> Excerpts from Tomeu Vizoso's message of Tue Sep 07 15:30:53 +0200 2010:
>>> Sorry for not being clear, what I meant is that GNOME Shell is stated
>>> for inclusion in GNOME 2.34 and that it's going to require a fairly
>>> updated stack, including introspection. I expect major distros that
>>> have a time-based release cycle to follow suit.
>> [...]
>>> I expect packages to be updated very often because of new feature and
>>> bugfix development until GNOME 2.34 is out.
>> That might be the case for Fedora, but not necessarily for Debian and
>> Ubuntu, which were the ones I worried about and where we might need
>> someone to maintain bleeding edge packages for.
> Well, Ubuntu wants to ship GNOME Shell in Maverick already, so they
> are going to need some introspection, actually something newer than
> the last release, by what I read in #introspection.
> Also, Ubuntu didn't aimed for Gtk 3.x for Maverick because of time
> constraints but it's quite probably they will for Maverick+1 and there
> won't be static bindings for Gtk 3.x.

We are in the final month before the release of maverick.  We, both
the ubuntu sugar remix team and ubuntu, will start Maverick planning
the seek of oct 10.  It will be hard to get any commitment before


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