Re: bug no. 77300 : "Run Program" dialog's command history should remember "Run in terminal" settings

On Wed, 2004-03-03 at 02:42, Vincent Untz wrote:
> Le mardi 02 mars 2004, a 02:15, Satvik Upadhyaya a ecrit :
> > Hi,
> >   We are working on bug no. 77300 and we are stuck and need some help. 
> > 
> > Bug description:
> >  
> > 
> > 	The advanced mode of the "Run Program" dialog remembers a history of recent
> > commands.  For each command in the history, the state of the "Run in
> > terminal" check box should be remembered as well.  Whether or not a program
> > needs a terminal is a pretty static thing; if I run the same command twice,
> > I probably want to use the same setting for this check box.
> > 
> > Version details: gnome-panel-,
> > installed via Ximian's Red Carpet
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >    The proposed solution is to store the history in the form of a command and Run_in_termnial bit pair. We want to know whether its better to store the history in Gconf or in an XML file. Or is there an even better way?
> IIRC, the run dialog still uses GnomeEntry and should be ported to
> GtkComboBoxEntry. Is there a way to save the history of
> GtkComboBoxEntry (like GnomeEntry does)?
> If there's no such way, then you'll need to do this too to fix bug
> 77300.
> As for knowing if what's better between gconf and the xml file, I'm no
> expert for this, si I'll let other people answer...
GConf is used to store some preferences that are very specific to a
application, but the kind of preferences that we want to store are bit
different from what is stored in GConf. Galoen stores history in a XML
file, and i think the same should be applicable here also.
Any opinions?
> Vincent


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