[Kst] [Bug 120827] Command line option -f fails for some asciifiles

Ted Kisner tskisner.public at gmail.com
Mon Jan 30 04:17:13 CET 2006

On Sunday 29 January 2006 17:55, George Staikos wrote:
|    API changes are not necessarily a problem.  We're using a plugin-key now
| so it shouldn't be too much of a problem.  The only issue is that it forces
| people to change their plugins when they update Kst, but at least they
| don't crash Kst randomly.

I thought we were frozen for 1.2?  Or do you mean API changes for after 1.2?

| > Perhaps as a stop-gap measure, we could have the datasource scan the
| > first 50 lines (or some large-but-not-performance-killing number) of the
| > file and take the maximum number of fields as the number for the whole
| > file.  How does this sound?
|   That sounds better to me, but again, API changes are not disallowed at
| this point.

Ok, I think this is the easiest to implement given our need to get 1.2 out 
immediately.  I'll come up with a patch ASAP and post for review.


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