[Geany-Devel] Ping on Bug #943 - windows build command

Thomas Martitz thomas.martitz at xxxxx
Wed Oct 16 19:08:29 UTC 2013

Am 16.10.2013 21:04, schrieb Dimitar Zhekov:
> Actually, I finished most of it, what remains is mainly blocking Geany
> while the new async tools execution is running.
> Sync spawning is not good, because I'm using the Geany message loop for
> async I/O (somewhat similar to g_main_context_add_poll), not real Win32
> events and threads as GLib does.
> Locking the file, as Matthew suggested, will not be sufficient: one can
> still close it, reload it, and of course change the selection
> (SCI docs assume close/reload are be blocked for background saving).
> What remains, without going too deep, is a modal dialog. Annoying, of
> course, but with the benefit that you can easily stop a bad process.

I may have missed it but why have it blocking if async spawn now works? 
The current build process (on Linux) doesn't block either.

Best regards

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