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Re: [E-devel] The new menu generator is ready for testing, again.



On Wed, 8 Mar 2006 09:58:41 +1000
David Seikel <onefang@gmail.com> wrote:

> Let's try this again, with a new, much simpler test procedure.
> 
> Update from cvs, if from anon cvs, wait about four hours for my
> changes to get copied there.
> 
> Make sure that you install e_utils, and all it's dependencies.
> 
> Backup your ~/.e/e/applications/favorite and ~/.e/e/applications/all,
> just to be on the safe side.
>  
> Run e17genmenu.  The adventurous could try e17genmenu -o.
> 
> After that has finished running, E will by unresponsive for a few
> minutes.  This is a known issue with the eap cache regeneration.
> 
> Send me the last line that is output (the one with the timing stats)
> and let me know what distro and CPU speed you tested it on.
 
Last line is:

Segmentation fault (core dumped)

:-(

Build from CVS 10 mins ago on a FreeBSD-6 box...

> This will generate E17 menus based on whatever freedesktop.org menus
> you have installed in your system.  It should find all the things that
> are supposed to be in your fdo menus.  Not everything will have a
> proper icon.  Also, not all the re arranging, categorising, and
> deletions/hiding is being done properly yet.  There are still a few
> big parts of the fdo menu spec that I haven't written code for yet.
> 
> The converted fdo menus will be under "Converted Menus", while the
> usual e17genmenu generated menus will be under "Generated Menus", your
> favorites should still be there.
> 
> If there are major parts of your fdo menus that have not been found,
> please find out what directories the .desktop files are in and let me
> know what they are.  Same applies if there are .menu files being
> ignored.


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