Run dialog enhancement

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at
Sun May 15 11:39:09 CEST 2005

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Eduard Roccatello wrote:
> 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.

I haven't really looked at it yet, but as long as 1) it doesn't increase
startup time, and 2) only takes a performance hit if you hit tab, it's
fine by me.


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