[Geany-devel] SF.net SVN: geany:[5909] trunk/src/utils.c

Colomban Wendling lists.ban at xxxxx
Mon Sep 12 14:21:21 UTC 2011

Le 12/09/2011 15:33, Frank Lanitz a écrit :
> Am 12.09.2011 15:28, schrieb Colomban Wendling:
>> Le 12/09/2011 11:16, Lex Trotman a écrit :
>>>> Otherwise the whole fallback should be removed since it is confusing
>>>> and may not run the browser the user expected (depending on the order
>>>> in the list).  At least when there is only the tools pref you know
>>>> when its wrong, the browser won't go, with the fallback something
>>>> unexpected may happen.
>>> In fact thinking about it some more Geany should tell the user that
>>> browser command "xxx" did not work (xxx=tools pref command) and ask do
>>> you want to try the following in order and print the list.  We should
>>> not fail to inform the user that the command did not work.
>> Right.  Now you say this, I think the better may perhaps to tell the
>> user the browser failed to spawn, and ask her to provide the command to
>> run in place (maybe with a few suggestions), and fill the pref with that
>> new value (if working).  What do you think?
> I like that approach.

What about the attached implementation?

I'm not really fund of the dialog text I've used, if anybody has a
better idea, please tell me ^^


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