GConf changes in F12

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 19:29:17 UTC 2009

On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 8:22 PM, Matthias Clasen <mclasen at redhat.com> wrote:
> I've committed patches to GConf and intltool that change the way schema
> translations are handled.
> Previously, translations were merged by intltool from .po files into
> schemas files and then copied by gconftool from the schemas file into
> the database.
> Now, translations are kept in .po files, and intltool only copies the
> gettext domain into the schemas, and further into the GConf database.
> The only tool that ever uses these translations, gconf-editor, knows how
> to get them from the message catalogs.
> The big advantage of this change is that schemas shrink radically, which
> should help a lot with the 'slow updates due to GConf' problem. It also
> reduces the redundancy of storing the schema translations in three
> places, which should help with live cd size.
> Since the changes are somewhat involved, I'd like to ask for feedback in
> case something appears odd or broken wrt. to GConf schemas and their
> translations in the near future.

Should we rebuild all gconf using apps to take advantage of this?

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