Xarchiver: behaviour of switch -n for Thunar integration

jp.guillemin at free.fr jp.guillemin at free.fr
Mon Jun 26 14:27:20 CEST 2006

Selon Colossus <colossus73 at gmail.com>:

> Hi,
> I developed the switch -n this way:
> -n, --new=[archive name] [file1] [file2] ... [fileN]        Ask for
> the archive to be created, add files to it and quits.
> Someone have asked me to change it to:
> -n, --new [file1]  [file2] [fileN] ...
> Prompt for the archive name to create, and add files given in cmd line
> in this new archive.
> In the first case the user must supplies the archive name on the
> command line; the new dialog who will appear will have this name
> automatically entered in the 'Name' field of the GtkFileChooser.
> In the second case the user must supplies only the files to add on the
> command line; the archive name is entered in the New dialog who
> appears.
> My question are:
> 1) which behaviour is best for Thunar integration ?

The second one , of course. if the user selects 3 files in Thunar and click "add
to new archive" : Thunar can't guess what the name of new archive will be.

> 2) shall I change the behaviour of other switches always for Thunar
> integration ?

IMHO : NO :))

> Giuseppe
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