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Re: GWorkspace 0.7.0, System, Applications and restart


From: MJ Ray
Subject: Re: GWorkspace 0.7.0, System, Applications and restart
Date: 16 Mar 2005 10:12:17 GMT

Enrico Sersale <address@hidden> wrote:
> When I release a new version or I change something on CVS, I
> must be *sure* that *all* the old bundles are substituted by the
> new one. [...]

Why? Isn't it our fault if we the users break it by putting another
bundle in a higher-priority place? Maybe a "check this before emailing
me for help" note in the README is needed, also saying that they
should mention having done the checks in their email.

> >> On 2005-03-14 19:47:03 +0200 MJ Ray <address@hidden> wrote:
> >>> 2. Even with it installed into /System, GWorkspace can't start
> >>> Operation or Recycler itself and disables file operations. When
> >>> they are run manually, it all works but they get their own
> >>> app-icons - should they appear, or is my wm missing a hint?

You're going to love this: After logging out and returning a day
later, GWorkspace now starts Operation and Recycler happily. I'll
see whether I can figure out what change let them start working.
>From what you say, that might be a tedious job.

They still get appicons, which seems like clutter.

[...]
> > I'll drop this system back to 0.6.3 before users complain,
> > but I'll keep 0.7.0 around in case I can get more debug output.
> I cann assure you that 0.7.0 is far better... :-)

Well, it seems far stabler. [...]

One missing(?) feature from 0.6.3: I didn't find how to delete
without moving to the recycle bin. Sometimes I want to do that,
because the recycle bin is on a different partition and it's
a slow device for copying. I resorted to pasting to Terminal.

-- 
Thanks,

MJR/slef




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