[Geany-devel] Build system glitches

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Sun Oct 11 12:24:26 UTC 2009

2009/10/11 Enrico Tröger <enrico.troeger at uvena.de>:
> Hey,
> I noticed a few more smaller and bigger problems with the new Build
> system:
> See attached image build_dialog_py_initial.png:
> this is the initial build settings dialog for an opened Python file. So
> far it looks fine except the "null" values for two Make commands.
> Then I changed the Python Compile and Run commands to use python2.5
> instead of just python. Worked fine.
> But then, I opened the Build settings dialog for a XML file and for
> some reason, it shows me the Python Run command as Run command for the
> XML file. And it does this probably for each other filetype as well,
> tested also with Shellscript and I got again the Python Run command.
> This completely contradicts the original idea of the build system:
> being easy to use to compile&run single files.
> Not sure whether this is a bug or actually intended behaviour of your
> code, but it is not what Geany should do and it is not what Geany did
> before! Run commands were and should be filetype-dependent except you
> have opened a project and the project has a Run command defined.

Sounds pretty much like a bug, it is intended to work as you describe.
 Can't look at it until Tuesday.


> Furthermore, the Compile button is disabled in the toolbar. But this
> seems to be a separate issue :).
> The reported issues happened with latest Geany from SVN, a clean config
> (geany -c /tmp/test) and without a project being opened.
> Regards,
> Enrico
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