packages using gsettings

Matt McCutchen matt at
Fri May 21 01:42:31 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-05-21 at 03:29 +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Matthias Clasen wrote:
> > On Mon, 2010-05-17 at 11:10 +0200, Ralf Ertzinger wrote:
> >> I sure hope this is solved somewhat intelligently and does not compile
> >> each and every schema on every installed package. Whatever it is that
> >> gconf is doing on updates/installs now is bad enough.
> > 
> > Yes, it does compole all schemas in that directory into a single binary.
> > 
> >> Why can the package not come with it's schema precompiled?
> > 
> > Because they all go into a single binary file.
> Yuck! Hello, registry! :-/
> What's next? Dumping the data into the same binary as the infamous registry 
> does?

That was a cheap shot unsubstantiated by facts.  What makes you think
combining the data with the schemas would come next?  In the absence of
that, the sysadmin can easily regenerate the compiled schema file if it
becomes corrupt for any reason.


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