[PATCH] Add signals support to kconfig_compiler
michael.larouche at kdemail.net
Thu Feb 2 01:24:39 GMT 2006
Le February 1, 2006 18:33, Cornelius Schumacher a écrit :
> On Tuesday 31 January 2006 16:03, Michaël Larouche wrote:
> > This patch add support for signals in kconfig_compiler. What does it
> > means ? It means that a changed entry can emit a signal to dispatch it to
> > another component. I needed it in Kopete to replace a old hand-made
> > configuration class.
> In principle I think this is an useful feature.
> > First you need to define a list of signals in the configuration file like
> > this.
> > <kcfg>
> > <signal name="emoticonSettingsChanged" />
> > <signal name="styleChanged">
> > <label>Tell when a complete style change.</label>
> > <argument type="String">stylePath</argument>
> > <argument type="String">StyleCSSVariant</argument>
> > </signal>
> > </kcfg>
> > After, add to the entry the signal to emit:
> > <entry key="stylePath" type="String">
> > <label>Absolute path to a directory containing a Adium/Kopete chat
> > window style.</label>
> > <emit signal="styleChanged" />
> > </entry>
> Why do you need to define the signal at all? Couldn't we just add an
> attribute 'signal="true"' to the "entry" element and then automatically
> deduce a signal "<entryname>Changed" which is emitted when the entry with
> the name <entryname> is changed?
I define signals to get a flexibity. Maybe multiple entries would want to emit
the same signal. And that same signal would maybe need to pass more than one
> It might also be useful to add a signal which is emitted when any of the
> entries is changed, so that apps which aren't interested in the full
> granularity of changes still can react on changes.
Yeah, this could be a entry in the .kcfgc file.
> > Patch included also fix to reference files(to make tests pass), the new
> > test files, modifications to build system (automake and CMake), addition
> > to the Doxygen files.
> I haven't looked into all details of the patch, but I'm impressed by the
> completeness (updating all the docs, etc.) :-)
Thank you :) Also the .xsd is updated but SVN considers it as a binary file,
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