Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Feedback on HEAD

On Mon, 2003-10-13 at 05:58, Mark Finlay wrote:
> Hey guys,
> I'm playing with HEAD at the moment and it's looking super sweet.

Thanks :)

> - Startup is totally instant - I can remember the days when rb would
> take a minute to start. It takes a bloody long time to refresh songs
> which has absolutely no noticable effect on the UI other than making the
> status bar useless until it's done. Is it really necessary to tell the
> user that the songs are being refreshed? It doesnt effect the program
> after all.

Well, the user might wonder why their hard disk is grinding...

> - getting the following on the command line:
> ** (rhythmbox:10970): WARNING **: FIXME: guard from double entry

Bizarre.  I don't see that, I'm not sure what would be emitting it.

> - Getting horozontal scroll bars in the browser panes
> - Why are the "Artist" and "Album" headers gone from the browser panes?


> - It's been mentioned but going to All takes forever, which is strange
> concidering that rb in in All by default and loads instantly. I said I know how to fix this, but I'm still not sure why it's
so slow with the current code.

> - Drag and Drop to the library and Playlists from nautilus is broken

Yeah.  This is a little tricky; basically we need to suck all the
functionality of RBLibrary down into rhythmdb, and then have
RhythmDBQueryModel enqueue additions if a URI in the DND it gets isn't
already in the db.  

> - It doesn't exit properly for me - no segfault, just metacity's kill
> app dialog.

Weird.  Can you interrupt it with gdb and get a backtrace?

> - I'm enclined to think that the compact mode should be a totally
> sepporately designed ui - it just looks kinda weird atm - but that is
> some thing that can wait

I agree.

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