kate rulez (my lonely nights)

Christoph Cullmann crossfire at babylon2k.de
Tue Jun 12 10:23:28 UTC 2001

Am Dienstag, 12. Juni 2001 05:32 schrieben Sie:
> Friends,
> I have started to replace the current (outdated) kwrite code in
> KDEVELOP_1_4 with a "KatePart". (locally only, so dont get a panic
> attack :-)
> Naturally there are complications and a few questions.
> Since this is a major interruption of the effort to get a stable
> release out, I was thinking of a way how this could be done without
> interfearing with the current codebase too much.
> One class that undergoes major changes will be CEditWidget, the second
> class that is heavily affected will be DocViewMan. Both classes derive
> from QObject and the appropriate header files are therefore
> preprocessed with moc.
> It seems that it is not possible to put #ifdef #else #endif blocks
> around changes that I made in these files, correct? Is there a way to
> preprocess the file before moc gets its hands on it? But then I would
> loose the include guards, wouldn't I?
> Well, I am a bit clueless as to what to do. I'd like to have a way to
> share the changes that I make with other people to get this over with a
> bit quicker.
> Is there a way to get a branch into our cvs repository? I mean, I know
> how to do it, but I dont want to get hunted down by the KDE-mafia...
> I could also try to get an initial version to work quickly but that
> still has some substantial risks to it. I hear KDE-2.2 is going to be
> postponed a few more weeks, so we could theoretically risk this.
> The "KatePart" will reduce our codebase significantly and simplify a
> few things. As far as I can see CEditWidget will only be necessary to
> carry some signals to be forwarded to some slots, I hope it may go away
> completely.
> The docViewMan class and API is going to be simplified quite a bit.
> We can then hopefully get rid of most of the current bugs and there are
> still quite a few crashes related to docViewMan closing files and
> views... :-|
> Missing functionality (there are a total of 3 functions so far), can be
> implemented into kate, I believe. "Crossfire" Cullmann is usually very
> cooperative and these are all things a good editor should have.
Now after my little Abitur be ready to help ;)
Just say what you want or feel free to add little things yourself (if cvs 
freeze is over)


> Please let me know what you think.
> Roland
> =====
> --
> Roland Krause
> In the garage of life there are mechanics and
> there are drivers. Mechanics wanted!
> __________________________________________________
> Do You Yahoo!?
> Get personalized email addresses from Yahoo! Mail - only $35
> a year!  http://personal.mail.yahoo.com/
> -
> to unsubscribe from this list send an email to
> kdevelop-devel-request at kdevelop.org with the following body: unsubscribe
> »your-email-address«


| |   / /               - get an edge in editing -
| | / /                      »»»» GET KATE ««««
| |/ /      a fast and capable multiple document,
|     \     multiple view text editor for KDE
| |\  \     cullmann at kde.org
| |  \  \   http://kate.sf.net

to unsubscribe from this list send an email to kdevelop-devel-request at kdevelop.org with the following body:
unsubscribe »your-email-address«

More information about the KDevelop-devel mailing list