Re: XML files under ~/.nautilus/metafiles

On Wed, 2006-04-26 at 12:41 +0200, Patrick JACQUOT wrote:
> Alexander Larsson wrote:
> >On Sat, 2006-04-15 at 08:03 +0200, Patrick Jacquot wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>Hi everybody!
> >>I would like to know when the XML files kept in ~/.nautilus/metafiles
> >>are updated and/or read by Nautilus.
> >>I'm trying to set emblems by scripts on certain files/directories,
> >>and I think the only technique to do that
> >>is to modify those XML files.
> >>If there is a better technique, please help
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >There is currently no way to get nautilus to re-read these files
> >externally.
> >
> >  
> >
> that's too bad. And how about make Nautilun itself update emblems from a 
> call via bonobo?

There is an internal corba interface for metadata. However, its
undocumented, internal-only and horrible. Hopefully we'll eventually get
a public api for this.

 Alexander Larsson                                            Red Hat, Inc 
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