Small feature request

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at
Wed May 10 19:41:01 CEST 2006

Jannis Pohlmann wrote:
>>>You can take a look at Verve. The tab auto-completion is very
>>>simple. You just have to read all binaries in $PATH (and those from
>>>the history) into a g_completion and cycle through it when TAB is
>>>pressed. It's in verve-plugin/trunk/panel-plugin/verve-plugin.c in
>>>the goodies SVN.
>>How about loading $PATH asynchronously? Problem I noticed with verve,
>>when $PATH contains a folder on slow media (large NFS folder in this
>>case) it blocks the UI for some time. You can have a look at the
>>create launcher stuff in exo-desktop-item-edit/, which does the async
>>loading for the completion model.
> Thanks for the hint. I'm going to have a look at it when I find the
> time. 

You should be able to just c&p the ExoDieCommandModel class. We can
later see whether this should be moved into libexo/libxfce4util.

> - Jannis


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