Re: Weird problems with Enchant and GTK

From: Dominic Lachowicz <>
Date: Fri Aug 08 2008 - 15:31:27 CEST

On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 4:57 AM, Enrico Tröger <> wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Aug 2008 08:15:23 -0400, "Dominic Lachowicz"
> <> wrote:
>> > The check for valid language tags is fine, so this solved the
>> > problems when requesting a non-existing language. But the mentioned
>> > DBus warnings on a second broker instance are still present when
>> > requesting a dictionary starting with "tr".
>> I couldn't care. You're creating multiple EnchantBrokers over the life
>> of your program, which was never promised to work.
> Hmm ok. It's not really that way, only in the testcase.
> In the real world: there is the main application (Geany) which loads a
> plugin (spellcheck) and this spellcheck plugin loads libenchant and
> create a broker object. If the plugin is unloaded in Geany, the broker
> object is freed but the user can still load the plugin in Geany again
> and then it crashes due to DBus stuff in the Zemberek provider.

Not to be rude, but why would anyone ever do that? And why would a
program let that happen? I thought we all agreed a few years ago that
unloading plugins @ runtime was a bad idea :)

Received on Fri Aug 8 15:31:56 2008

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