[Geany-Devel] New plugin loader mechanisms

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Mon Mar 30 00:15:59 UTC 2015

> All this said, a counter argument is that many plugins will load
> external UI for configure(), and there we have no way to fail either.
> So anyway, I think I'd be in favor of a failable init(), maybe like
>         gboolean (*init) (..., GError **error);
> if we want to be able to report messages and the like. Or just let each
> plugin do the same msgwing_add() or whatever, but a common integrated
> thing might be worth it.

Allow both, the plugin can log a message (I'd recommend a normal debug
message) and return false to exclude itself from the PM.


> Regards,
> Colomban
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