[Gtk-sharp-list] New GConf bindings

Dietmar Maurer dietmar@ximian.com
20 Oct 2002 10:52:36 +0200

On Sat, 2002-10-19 at 22:04, Rachel Hestilow wrote:
> [sorry if this is a repost, I am experiencing mail flakiness]
> Hey folks,
>   I've just committed a hand-rolled GConf binding to cvs. (I didn't use
> the generator because it is a small API, and by doing it by hand I can
> offer a much nicer API using type overloading and introspection).
>   However, I also added a couple of extra niceities that I thought
> merited an explanation as to their uses. One is a small program called
> gconf-schemagen. It parses in a GConf schema and creates a "Settings"
> class with a bunch of static properties corresponding to the GConf
> settings. It also defines standard .NET events to monitor when the
> values have changed. The other addition is that I've ported the
> PropertyEditor API from the control center to C#. This integrates nicely
> with libglade to make writing preference dialogs almost painless.

Its to long ago, but AFAIK bonobo-config defines a nice API,
PropertyEditors and more. I would like to extend the ideas form there,
because C# would be the right environment. Unfortunately I have no time
to work on that, but maybe you can find something useful in

- Dietmar