[Pharo-dev] IMPORTANT: RPackage behavior changed and Nautilus updated

Goubier Thierry thierry.goubier at cea.fr
Thu Oct 17 06:57:11 EDT 2013


Are you using MorphTreeMorph?

Thierry

Le 17/10/2013 12:46, Esteban Lorenzano a écrit :
> btw, a couple things that I know still doesn't work in Nautilus with trees:
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> - drag and drop (I failed miserably when trying to implement it, any help here would be welcome :)
> - multiselection  in packages
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> Esteban
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> On Oct 17, 2013, at 12:20 PM, Esteban Lorenzano <estebanlm at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Hi,
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>> I just important an important change in Pharo.
>> I made a new step over the integration of RPackage into the system, and as a result there is a different behavior.
>> Although 99% of users shouldn't notice it, that can drive to headaches to tool developers, like Thierry and his AltBrowser (but I'm not sure about that) :)
>> I'm sorry, but this is inevitable... and part of a long path discussed and adopted since almost 1 1/2 years.
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>> So, what's the change?
>> Now 1 RPackage 0 1 MCPackage.
>> As a result, package granularity is coarse, and then categories for class are stored as package tags.
>> Other consequence is that RPackageSet is now more or less useless, but I'm keeping it because it provides caching services  for monticello, and the speed up resulting is good :)
>> This change opens the path to remove old PackageInfo, finally :)
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>> To take the new structure into account (and to add a long time awaited feature), I modified nautilus to use a tree instead a simple list (finally!)
>> And since I was in the mood, I moved groups to same list, taking the idea of the screenshot Stef sent the other day (lots of good ideas that we should adopt there), and then I removed the "groups" button... in functionality is good, but visually not so much... I accept ideas about :)
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>> THERE WILL BE BUGS!
>> This is a really deep and important change, I'm pushing it because we need to test and fix. So, do not hesitate to send your reports!
>> Also, there are features in modified-nautilus that are missing. It would be good to have a list of them so I can implement it :)
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>> Please, report any issue around.
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>> Enjoy,
>> Esteban
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