[Geany-Devel] Order of plugin signal connections

Austin Green austin.green at xxxxx
Fri May 15 06:31:37 UTC 2020

Hi Matthew,

> Just to be clear, you are talking about this:
> https://github.com/geany/geany-plugins/blob/062865e3b57a3baa882f69e4f3bc291278c200e4/keyrecord/src/keyrecord.c#L99

Yes, that's the one.

> and depending on the order the plugins connect to same signal as well as 
> whether or not they return `TRUE` from their signal handler, there's no 
> guarantee the `keyrecord` plugin gets too see all 
> `ScintillaObject::key-press-event` signal emissions?

No, I was wrong with my first guess about the order mattering; it turns that it's just the fact that anything else (Geany or plugin) binds to a key makes that key unavailable to 'keyrecord'.


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