[Geany-devel] GtkRecentManager slowness - Re: [patch] Improved documents list sorting

Nick Treleaven nick.treleaven at xxxxx
Thu Apr 29 16:19:26 UTC 2010

On Thu, 29 Apr 2010 17:46:45 +0200
Enrico Tröger <enrico.troeger at uvena.de> wrote:

> >Yes, I think it could be a (hidden?) option at least until it got fixed
> >at the GTK level. Note that anyway it is only available if Geany was
> >compiled against GTK >= 2.12.
> Which is probably true for most Geany users (using GTK >= 2.12).

(After a quick Grep it seems to me it's 2.10, not 2.12).

> Maybe we could generally disable calling gtk_recent_manager_add_item()
> when opening more than one file at once because maybe the user doesn't
> want to have them added at all. Though, no idea if this is a valid
> assumption and also no idea how to verify it :).

I think this is a better workaround until the GTK bug is fixed. In
fact, we might keep the workaround for e.g. 2.10, 2.12, etc if the fix
is only in the most recent version(s).


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