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

George Staikos staikos at kde.org
Mon Jan 30 04:40:18 CET 2006

On Sunday 29 January 2006 22:17, Ted Kisner wrote:
> 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?

  If it's a critical bug, we can change it.

> | > 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.

  Great, thanks.

George Staikos
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