1_4 laundry list
rokrau at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 19 06:21:08 UTC 2001
--- Bernd Gehrmann <bernd at physik.hu-berlin.de> wrote:
> Just had a look at the 1_4 branch and was very disappointed.
Why are you disappointed? What did you expect? I dont quite understand
> Somehow I have the impression it gets more and more bugs with
> each release :-((
What release have you tried? There wasnt any recently, afaik, and
KDEVELOP_1_4 did have a lot of problems, that's fairly well known.
> Here is a list from just 10 minutes of trying various things:
> * Build->Rebuild doesn't work.
> * Build->Distclean/Rebuild All doesn't work.
Yep, dont work anymore, I can prob. fix that since I think I was the
one who broke it.
> * Context menus hehave differently. Some appear when the button
> is pressed, some when the button is released.
Cleanup off these is in progress. Unfortunately some parts of this code
are in _bad_ shape. I just spend 5 hours to clean up some things and
probably broke more than I went out to fix...
> * Folders in the class view serve no apparent purpose.
> * Class properties dialog: No way to enable the help button.
> The dialog offers to create public signals; something
> like a public signal simply doesn't exist. It's unclear
> what 'matching slots' in the slot tab are. Match what?
> Also, the dialog is a usability desaster: no accelerators,
> no initial focus, nested group boxes, messed up focus
These are _old_ bugs, that are in KDevelop since ancient times, mostly
design mistakes, half finished projects and some things are simply not
possible without any kind of a data structure behind an application.
> * Adding translations to Qt projects spits a lot of errors.
> IMO, the tr support in the template is pointless anyway,
> as it only works if you start the application in the
> source directory.
> * Documentation browser options seem to have no effect on
> the documentation browser.
> * Lots of 'QObject::connect: No such slot' messages on the
Where, which one, examples would really help here.
If you would get this kind of bug report, you wouldnt even read it to
> * Browser history is broken with multiple browser windows.
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