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Re: D-Bus integration into Emacs

From: Nick Roberts
Subject: Re: D-Bus integration into Emacs
Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2007 21:59:20 +1300

 > > I'm starting from a position of ignorance, but perhaps resolve that by
 > > explaining in simple terms both what dbus would give me and why I
 > > might not want it.  The reality is that if it's off by default, most
 > > users won't be aware of it to turn it on.  However, if it's on by
 > > default, presumably only users who already knew about it would want
 > > to turn it off.
 >  Most people who build a D-Bus aware Emacs will follow the commits and
 > mailing lists closely.  So they know how they do...in Gentoo (which is
 > source-based, so build on the user's system) people can have D-Bus
 > globally but only deactivated for Emacs for whatever reason.
 > Auto-detection will switch it on even if USE=dbus is not activated, we
 > patch ALSA detection out to give users control if they want to have
 > ALSA everywhere except Emacs.
 >  So mostly it reduces hassle for packagers.  People using Emacs CVS on
 > Gentoo see the option dbus and can choose if they activate it.

Phew, I'm glad I didn't ask for the advanced explanation!

Nick                                           http://www.inet.net.nz/~nickrob

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