I faced a problem in my GLib self-teaching
project, wMUD today. I wanted to
register a signal for a GObject, whose handler should accept two enum
parameters for which I had to register a new GEnum type in the GObject type
system. However, the documentation on this
(thanks for pointing out goes to hashem on #gnome-hackers) is not… uhm…
obvious. Making the long story short, I have checked with the GIO sources for
an example, and using that, I have created this small, working chunk:
Still, it can be made more perfect by using the
tool. I will read through the GLib Makefiles tomorrow for some hints on
Edit: you can find the glib-mkenums solution here.
Gergely Polonkai is a systems engineer of a telco company, and
also a freelancer self- and software developer.
He is learning about different IT subjects since the late
1990s. These include web development, application building,
systems engineering, IT security and many others. He also dug his
nose deeply into free software, dealing with different types of
Linux and its applications,
while also writing and contributing to some open source projects.
On this site he is writing posts about different stuff he faces
during work (oh my, yet another IT solutions blog), hoping they
can help others with their job, or just to get along with their
brand new netbook that shipped with Linux.
“I believe one can only achieve success if they follow their own
instincts and listen to, but not bend under others’ opinions. If
you change your course just because someone says so, you are
following their instincts, not yours.”