Re: Forcing update of icon after metafile change
- From: Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com>
- To: Nicholas Jeffries <nick jeffri es>
- Cc: nautilus-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Forcing update of icon after metafile change
- Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2009 11:49:48 +0100
On Mon, 2009-10-12 at 11:54 +0100, Nicholas Jeffries wrote:
> If I have subclassed InfoProvider, and want to update a custom icon
> for a file at the point update_file_info() is called.
> Is there any way I can make a change to the xml relevant metafile in
> ~/.nautilus/metafiles and force nautilus to use the new information
> without actually restarting nautilus? I am doing this via an extension
> using the Python bindings. Ideally I would do it via a Python lib, but
> could call a system command if necessary.
Not really, but the latest versions of nautilus drops the xml files and
uses gio/gvfs to store metadata. This means you can update it from a
plugin or even another app.
Alexander Larsson Red Hat, Inc
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