On Tue, 2007-12-04 at 10:25 -0500, Matthew Barnes wrote: > On Tue, 2007-12-04 at 19:09 +0530, Srinivasa Ragavan wrote: > > > * make evo realize that it crashed when getting restarted > > > (mbarnes) > > Hmm, should be a overnight task IMO. But I think the requirements need > > to be frozen first. If you/mbarnes could blow it up on the wiki, it > > would be great. > > The mechanism is simple: create a file on startup, delete it on > shutdown. If the file is there on startup, it means we didn't shutdown > cleanly last time and the various components can be notified of that. > > What components do with that information needs to be ironed out. The > primary use case I had in mind was disabling email preview, or at least > changing the selection to something safe like "On This Computer". But > the new --disable-preview option put this feature on the backburner. > > I'm not sure what, if any, action would be appropriate for Calendar or > other components. Probably need to look at what kinds of things tend to > cause crashes in those components and how best to avoid them at startup. > > With the Composer work I'm trying to get done, I'm not sure I'll have > time to see this through before GNOME 2.22. If someone else wants to > take it up I'd be happy to assist.
Right. Got it. I think I will be able to do it at free time this week. The ---disable-preview was written not just for mails, but also for contacts, tasks. So this should be pretty simple to get it in. -Srini. > > Matthew Barnes > > _______________________________________________ > Evolution-hackers mailing list > Evolutionfirstname.lastname@example.org > http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/evolution-hackers _______________________________________________ Evolution-hackers mailing list Evolutionemail@example.com http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/evolution-hackers