On Fri, Mar 26, 2004 at 04:52:29PM +0100, Dave Neary wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Sven Neumann wrote:
> >Helps for what? If libpdb is not our PDB redesign, what is it then?
> 
> What is it? Rock?
> 
> I may be misunderstanding what it is, but I understood that libpdb was an 
> extra
> layer between the existing (unchanged) PDB and plug-ins which allowed things
> like named parameters, and sockets rather than shm for plug-in/core 
> communication.

Looking at the code, there's no wrapping layer at all, it's pretty much
a wholesale replacement.
 
> Aside from those 2 things, I know nothing about it except that someone is
> actively working on it, and that person was under the impression that it was
> scheduled for inclusion in 2.2.

AFAIK, Nathan made libpdb primarily so common PDB functionality could
be shared between projects, and gimp isn't the sole customer.

-Yosh
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