[pygtk] PyGObject porting help -- constants

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Tue Oct 5 21:06:20 WST 2010


On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 13:56, jors <worbynet at gmail.com> wrote:
> El mar, 05-10-2010 a las 10:51 +0200, Tomeu Vizoso escribió:
>> On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 10:42, jors <worbynet at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > El mar, 05-10-2010 a las 08:56 +0200, Tomeu Vizoso escribió:
>> >> On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 23:52, Robert Park <rbpark at exolucere.ca> wrote:
>> >> > Since nobody's replied and Google doesn't even really know, I emailed
>> >> > John Palmieri directly, who kindly explained that the file
>> >> > /usr/share/gir-1.0/Gtk-2.0.gir holds all the answers. It's the
>> >> > introspection data in XML format, so it's mostly human readable.
>> >> >
>> >> > For example, I needed to know the new name for the constant
>> >> > Gtk.TREE_VIEW_COLUMN_AUTOSIZE, so I searched through the .gir file,
>> >> > and eventually found this:
>> >> >
>> >> >    <enumeration name="TreeViewColumnSizing"
>> >> >                 glib:type-name="GtkTreeViewColumnSizing"
>> >> >                 glib:get-type="gtk_tree_view_column_sizing_get_type"
>> >> >                 c:type="GtkTreeViewColumnSizing">
>> >> >      <member name="grow_only"
>> >> >              value="0"
>> >> >              c:identifier="GTK_TREE_VIEW_COLUMN_GROW_ONLY"
>> >> >              glib:nick="grow-only"/>
>> >> >      <member name="autosize"
>> >> >              value="1"
>> >> >              c:identifier="GTK_TREE_VIEW_COLUMN_AUTOSIZE"
>> >> >              glib:nick="autosize"/>
>> >> >      <member name="fixed"
>> >> >              value="2"
>> >> >              c:identifier="GTK_TREE_VIEW_COLUMN_FIXED"
>> >> >              glib:nick="fixed"/>
>> >> >    </enumeration>
>> >> >
>> >> > The new name of the constant is going to be "Gtk" plus the enumeration
>> >> > name "TreeViewColumnSizing", plus the member name "autosize" in ALL
>> >> > CAPS, separated by periods. So: Gtk.TreeViewColumnSizing.AUTOSIZE
>> >> >
>> >> > I hope Google picks this up for the sake of other people like myself
>> >> > who've struggled with this.
>> >>
>> >> Hi,
>> >>
>> >> this is kind of mentioned in
>> >> http://live.gnome.org/PyGObject/IntrospectionPorting , see the
>> >> pygi-convert.sh script.
>> >>
>> >> It would be great if you could help making that page more useful (and
>> >> maybe easier to find), right now the number of contributors is
>> >> ridiculously small compared with the number of people who will have to
>> >> port their apps to introspection.
>> >
>> > Sorry for the late reply, but I've recently published some kind of
>> > "intro doc" as a porting howto. It's on spanish, and if Google
>> > Translator (or alike) doesn't do the job, I could also translate it.
>> >
>> > http://enchufado.com/post.php?ID=328
>> >
>> > Any contrinution is welcome!
>> >
>> > This couldn't be done without Tomeu, J5 and others help, so... many
>> > thanks :)
>>
>> It looks great, would be awesome if you could find time to translate
>> to english then I would proxy it to Planet GNOME and hopefully someone
>> will also put it in Planet Python.
>
> Thanks, and done! Although my english is not perfect and the document
> can be considered only a brief introduction to the topic, hope it helps.
>
> http://enchufado.com/post.php?ID=329
>
> Contributions, comments, corrections, spellchecks... :)

Just proxied it to Planet GNOME (you may want to consider asking for
your blog to be syndicated there).

http://blog.tomeuvizoso.net/2010/10/notes-on-porting-python-application-to.html

Regards,

Tomeu

>> Nice work,
>>
>> Tomeu
>
> I prefer yours :D
>
> Cheers,
> jors
>
>


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