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Re: [E-devel] The new menu generator is ready for testing, again.
On Wed, 08 Mar 2006 09:58:41 +1000
David Seikel <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
The output when i ran e17genmenu is this:
Total time 3.397 seconds, finding fdo paths 1.999, converting fdo menus
0.000, generating 0 (rejected 0) eaps in 0 menus 0.989, finding icons
0.279, generating eap caches 0.130.
however, after looking in the menu, it DID create some icons!!
It created 6 "sub menus" under "Generated Menus" (things like "Games"
and "Internet". And did create some eaps (lucky number 13 to be exact)
in those sub-menus. I have neither Gnome nor KDE installed, so the only
applications it is going to pick up are just .desktop files the
individual application's 'make install' put in the proper places.
(\o/) Chad 'v3rt1g0' Kittel <email@example.com>
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