Re: [NM-openconnect PATCH] Allow 'lasthost' and 'autoconnect' settings.

On Tue, 2009-05-12 at 20:37 +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-05-12 at 11:10 -0400, Dan Williams wrote:
> > I'd store most of them with the connection details in GConf, then ignore
> > them in the vpn service plugin. 
> That's what I do. I keep having to add new items to be ignored, and
> update the vpn service plugin in lock-step with the auth-dialog (which
> is shipped with openconnect itself). Hence:
> I'm actually tempted to make the vpn service plugin just ignore
> _anything_ it doesn't understand. There's no benefit in bailing out, is
> there?

Sure, however maybe having to jump through this hoop would be a good
time to ask why you're adding those options in the first place.  Not
that they aren't useful and required, but maybe a chance to think about
it again.

> >  What is that socket icon next to the
> > server name?  Is that a "connect now" button?
> Yes. It actually connects automatically when you change the selected
> host in the combobox... but if the one you want is the _default_, and
> you haven't got "automatically start connecting...' set, then you'll end
> up hitting the connect button.

Not really discoverable... why doesn't it have any text?


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