Guile threading

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu Jun 5 08:41:22 EDT 2008

"Charles Day" <cedayiv at> writes:

> For prettiness, mainly. But I was also considering whether to add some extra
> text below the bar to show the current subtask (like shown in the HIG). The
> ability to cancel is also currently missing from the QIF importer, though the
> existing popup could handle that if we just ask it to. I was also thinking
> about displaying a log of any errors/warnings as they occur. Currently the
> popup error messages are fairly unhelpful, and only one can be shown at a
> time, and the line number and offending data aren't shown.
>     You could always just write/wrap the functions you need?
> Perhaps I could add some new features to the gnc_progress_dialog_xxx code.
> Maybe instead of only being able to create a progress dialog with
> gnc_progress_dialog_new(), I could add a new function named
> gnc_progress_dialog_new_with_widgets() that lets you pass in existing widgets.

That would probably work, and probably be your best bet.  Maybe
refactor out what the splash screen is doing so you can re-use
the same underlying functions?

> -Charles
>     -derek


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