RFC: Syncrounous execution with fish ioslave was [PATCH] kdelibs/kio/kio/netaccess.cpp

Jörg Walter jwalt-kde at garni.ch
Fri Mar 21 09:49:52 GMT 2003

On Thursday, 20. March 2003 16:10, Waldo Bastian wrote:
> On Thursday 20 March 2003 15:50, Willy De la Court wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I've tried to submit a patch for synchronous execution of commands for
> > the fish ioslave but some people say it does not belong in the NetAccess
> > class.
> >
> > The question is where should i implement it so everybody is happy with
> > it. Is there a place where ioslave specific (synchronous) code can be
> > placed. Or should it be placed in the NetAcess class but should the name
> > be changed to "fish_execute" instead of just "execute".
> Since NetAccess basically provides synchronous access to KIO::Job
> functionality, I think that this is indeed a suitable place for it.
> KIO::Job has some protocol specific functions such as http_post, adding
> fish_execute would not be much different.

Which brings up another problem on the wishlist/TODO for kio_fish: 
Synchronizing password dialogs. Users are annoyed by loading up kate with 20 
docs reopened at startup, all of them via kio_fish, and 20 password dialogs 
pop up. Using 'keep password', they would only have to enter the password 

What can be done there?


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