Re: [Nautilus-list] John's .desktop icon patch

On 22Jun2001 04:06PM (-0400), Havoc Pennington wrote:
> John Harper <jsh pixelslut com> writes:
> > Havoc Pennington writes:
> > |Has this patch been merged into mainstream Nautilus? If not what
> > |changes do I need to make to get it ready?
> > |
> > |This is John Harper's patch to dig icons out of .desktop files (if
> > |those files are coming over VFS).
> > 
> > The reason I didn't try to commit this to nautilus was because it used
> > non-async vfs operations to read the .desktop files. I wasn't sure if
> > this was acceptable (and I couldn't think of an alternative)
> > 
> For the controlled use-cases I have in mind (preferences:, sysconfig:,
> starthere:, favorites:, programs:) I think it would be fine, maybe 
> we could put in some hack to be sure we don't try to do the non-async
> for http: or giant directories?

If feasible, it would be nicest to restructure the patch to use async
I/O for this. I'd be glad to help you figure it out, I'm pretty
familiar with the Nautilus async I/O machinery.



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