Bug 22207

Summary: [ABI break] Remove all _run_ methods
Product: Telepathy Reporter: Simon McVittie <smcv>
Component: tp-glibAssignee: Simon McVittie <smcv>
Status: RESOLVED FIXED QA Contact: Telepathy bugs list <telepathy-bugs>
Severity: normal    
Priority: medium CC: jonny.lamb
Version: unspecifiedKeywords: patch
Hardware: Other   
OS: All   
URL: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/~smcv/telepathy-glib/log/?h=do-not-run-with-scissors-22207
Whiteboard: ABI-break, r+
i915 platform: i915 features:
Bug Depends on: 22205, 45459    
Bug Blocks: 31668    

Description Simon McVittie 2009-06-10 06:47:03 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #22205 +++

11:52 < barisione> _run_ functions are evil

The reentrant methods in telepathy-glib client code turn out not to be such a good idea.

Mission Control hasn't had them for a while, and has a slightly outdated fork of glib-client-gen.py that supports a command-line option to not generate them (and also a command-line option to generate blocking versions, but that's WONTFIX from my point of view, and no longer used anyway).

If we add a similar command-line option to telepathy-glib's glib-client-gen.py, we can replace MC's fork with the real one.

Also, in the long term (early in the 0.9 series?) we should deprecate _run_ altogether. I've added a command-line option to deprecate these methods, which works per "class".

My plan is that when I add Client, ChannelDispatcher etc. bindings, they will lack the _run_ methods altogether; existing classes will keep them, deprecate them in 0.9.0, and delete them when we break ABI.
Comment 1 Simon McVittie 2012-02-01 06:15:56 UTC
Here's a branch. It's based on a non-trivial merge of master into next - I don't know whether you want to review that or just say "ship it"?
Comment 2 Simon McVittie 2012-02-01 09:14:35 UTC
(In reply to comment #1)
> Here's a branch. It's based on a non-trivial merge of master into next

(which has now been reviewed, merged)
Comment 3 Jonny Lamb 2012-02-02 12:40:59 UTC
(In reply to comment #1)
> Here's a branch.

Comment 4 Simon McVittie 2012-02-09 06:58:47 UTC
Fixed in next, thanks.

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