[Geany-Devel] Plugin interface

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Wed Jun 21 23:39:18 UTC 2017


The plugin system has recently been updated but was made backward
compatible, so all the old plugins still run.  So that removed any
incentive for the plugin maintainers (and Geany devs for the core
plugins) to update, so as you say most still use the old system.

The new system supports sub-plugins properly, but the developer who
was working on it has had an attack of the real world and the code
supporting it (at least for Python IIUC) is still in his personal
github.  It may also be able to be extended to other languages such as


On 22 June 2017 at 03:37, Lars Paulsen <lars_paulsen at web.de> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I got a simple question:
> As I understood from the development manual plugins should use
> geany_load_module() instead of plugin_init()...
> Is that correct?
> I am just wondering because it seems that 90% of the geany plugins use
> plugin_init() and co.
> Kind Regards,
> Lars
> _______________________________________________
> Devel mailing list
> Devel at lists.geany.org
> https://lists.geany.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/devel

More information about the Devel mailing list