[Geany-devel] save all on build - Re: Patches required by gproject

Nick Treleaven nick.treleaven at xxxxx
Fri Jun 18 11:14:20 UTC 2010

On Fri, 18 Jun 2010 08:20:42 +1000
Lex Trotman <elextr at gmail.com> wrote:

> >>> [PATCH 1/3] Add a signal that is emitted before build starts
> >
> > I want to be able to save all project files before the build starts.
> > Currently geany saves only the active file but does nothing with the
> > other open files, so you may be compiling the old version. I think
> > emitting the signal before build might be useful for other plugins too
> > (e.g. if they pre-process the files before the build and so on)
> I think that all files should always be saved when a build starts,
> manys the time I've edited both .h and then .c file, hit build and
> only the .c is saved. Gripe grump etc...
> I remember there was some discussion about saving everything when I
> started the build system changes.  I don't remember why it wasn't
> done. Can anyone think of a reason to not save all files? If no one
> can then I'll consider it a bug.

What if you didn't want all the files saved? I think it's safe to save
the current file as the user is currently looking at it. But they may
have modified other files they haven't decided to save yet.


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