Run dialog enhancement

Eduard Roccatello eduard at
Sun May 15 11:23:42 CEST 2005

Shuveb Hussain wrote:

>Dear All,
>I have attached a patch that adds tab key command completion support.
>This works only for commands and not for files yet. The startup time
>has increased a bit, but I display the dialog as soon as possible. It
>will remain inactive till the executables list gets filled up.
>Subsequent runs are quicker, depending on the OS disk cache ;-)
>I was also thinking of adding file name completion on TAB key and
>tilde expansion. It would also be nice to display an icon of the app
>selected to run. If some of you are interested, I can work on it.
>Plese provide your comments.
I think xfrun should be faster as possible. Disk IO is slow! :-)
I prefer not merging this patch into the xfrun tree.


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