[Geany-Devel] [Geany-devel] [PATCH 13/19] Remove the "set" button from the project properties dialog
elextr at gmail.com
Sun Oct 7 01:10:26 UTC 2012
On 7 October 2012 04:39, Nick Treleaven <nick.treleaven at btinternet.com>wrote:
> On 06/10/2012 17:25, Colomban Wendling wrote:
>> This got committed, but actually the button did set "%p" (not %d) to the
>> directory in which execute non-filetype commands (like make). This is
> I was aware that it sets %p, not %d.
> useful for anybody with a basedir-only build system (non-recursive
>> autotools, handmade Makefiles, Waf, plenty of others), so I think
>> providing an easy way to set this is useful.
>> Commit is 9add067c040b23753d982688eb19fe**e932437301
>> What do you think?
> I had 2 reasons to remove it:
> * It's bad UI design to have a button on one notebook page that silently
> affects fields on another notebook page.
> * It's quite easy to type %p, select it and middle-click paste it to any
> other fields desired.
> I'm not against adding something like it, so long as it's on the Build
I agree with Nick to remove it, but I wouldn't move it anywhere.
I don't think we need it any more, IIRC it was just to allow a "one-click"
setting that matched the way pre-0.19 project build settings worked. And
who remembers pre-0.19?
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