Guile threading

Charles Day cedayiv at
Thu Jun 5 10:26:22 EDT 2008

On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 5:41 AM, Derek Atkins <warlord at> wrote:

> "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?

OK, cool. I looked at the splash screen functions before but I'll take a
closer look.


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