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Re: [Discuss] Make a thinner Glib/GTK+ to fit tiny device better




2015-10-15 3:44 GMT+08:00 Nicolas Dufresne <nicolas.dufresne@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> Le mercredi 14 octobre 2015 à 15:16 -0400, Matthias Clasen a écrit :
>> I think it is fair to say that there is more interest in fixing
>> performance of GObject than there is in introducing a miniobject
>> type. Not sure if that qualifies as 'interest in lightweight objects'
>> or not.
>
> From GStreamer point of view, the main problem as it was explained to
> me, is the global locks, creating contention (GStreamer is highly multi
> -threaded). It's also a base type reserved for very specific use cases
> (where a lot of that type need to be allocated, GstBuffer, GstEvent,
> etc.). I'm not sure it make much sense generically. Specially that you
> loose most of the feature of an object, properties, interface, signal,
> etc.
>
Such mini objects may also play a role in GTK+, I guess...



-- 
Regards,

- cee1
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