Re: Feedback: Six Nautilus annoyances
- From: Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com>
- To: Daniel Brodie <daniel brodienet com>
- Cc: Nautilus <nautilus-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Feedback: Six Nautilus annoyances
- Date: 10 Feb 2004 14:41:40 +0100
On Tue, 2004-02-10 at 14:20, Daniel Brodie wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-02-10 at 06:21, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> > You don't actually need to reload the window to make the paste menu
> > work, selecting a file is enough. But it is rather lame, yes.
> > The underlying reason for this is a problem with X11. There is no way to
> > get told when the owner of a selection changes, so we can't update the
> > sensitivity of the paste menu. The fix for this is in the XFIXES X
> > extension, but that hasn't ended up in a widely distributed Xserver yet.
> > I added some code to cvs that makes it notice changes from inside
> > nautilus, so the basic cut/paste cycle in nautilus should work better
> > now. It can still be confused if other X clients modify the clipboard
> > though.
> Well, since the main problem should most of the time be copying and
> pasting between nautilus windows, which are usually in the same process
> anyway, can't there be a little hack so that for inter-nautilus
> copy&paste it could notify about the other windows about it internally?
> It might not be worth it, if there is a proper fix for it that should be
> popular, but I just have no idea on the status of XFixes and so forth.
Note how I wrote: "I added some code to cvs that makes it notice changes
from inside nautilus, so the basic cut/paste cycle in nautilus should
work better now."
Alexander Larsson Red Hat, Inc
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