GNOME3 in oneiric, corresponding transitions

Rodney Dawes rodney.dawes at
Tue May 31 23:56:30 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-05-31 at 23:34 +0100, John Rowland Lenton wrote:
> On Tue, 31 May 2011 12:55:40 -0400, Rodney Dawes <rodney.dawes at> wrote:
> > 
> > This wasn't mentioned in the email, but I think they're worth listing;
> > 
> > = gnome-keyring =
> > 
> > The Freedesktop Secret Service API has changed incompatibly, and the
> > new gnome-keyring implements the new version of the API, without keeping
> > backward compat for older incarnations of the API. If you're using the
> > DBus API directly, this will be a pain point, especially if you need to
> > maintain compat in the app, for older versions of Ubuntu. There also
> > does not appear to be an introspectable way to get the API version here,
> > which makes this that much more painful.
> Glad you brought it up. Would adding some kind of version property be
> possible and reasonable, here?

For the future at least, yes. For right now, I'm not entirely sure one
way or the other yet. But I will know tomorrow at this time, I hope. :)

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