NetAccess::statInternal and showing job progress

Chani chanika at
Fri Jul 16 20:37:25 BST 2010

On July 16, 2010 11:42:48 Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> hi ...
> NetAccess::statInternal is a private method and is used by calls to the
> NetAccess methods for stat and exists. if the url is remote, it shows job
> progress. this means that for every file that is stat'd or checked for
> existene over the network (e.g. fish), we get a job notification.
> this results in apps like ksnapshot, when used to save to a remote
> location, throwing up job notifications on start up.
> it also means causing a lot of traffic in the job UI server infrastructure
> just to show what is, imho, fairly uninteresting information to the user.
> i have a simple patch here which changes this:

yaaay, less unuseful notifications! :)

(note: anyone who makes ksnapshot not try and access remote locations on 
startup also gets hugs. it really wouldn't hurt to wait until I click save to 
autogenerate a filename.)

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