Monthly Archives: December 2005

Spawn of hell

auto-tools: from the same people that brought you EMACS. After two hours of struggling with that damned make distcheck, in order to smoke test the merge of the new-dictionary branch of gnome-utils, I’ve finally been greeted by: =================================================== gnome-utils-2.13.4.tar.gz is … Continue reading

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Dictionary Applet/11 and final

After two months, here’s to you: The New! And Improved! Dictionary Applet. Soon to hit gnome-utils HEAD on the repository mirrors near you! [hacking] [gnome] [gnome+dictionary]

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Dictionary Applet/10

The merge of the new-dictionary branch into gnome-utils HEAD is fast approaching: I’ve set the deadline to the end of the week – in time to write off the last bits of the preferences dialog: the sources tab of the … Continue reading

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Dictionary Applet/9

I’ve added printing support – after a bit of struggle with GnomePrint: The output format is stolen^Winspired by Gedit, and the font is hardcoded as Serif, 12; I’ve already added a GConf key to the shipped schema – GConf integration, … Continue reading

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Maintainership/2

I’ve just committed my development trunk of Dictionary on the CVS, as usual to new-dictionary branch. Features a navigation menu, with shortcuts for first/previous/next/last definitions a Ctrl+Shift+G shortcut for search backwards a “Save a Copy” menu item, used to save … Continue reading

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Maintainership

Vincent kindly asked me to join the maintainer team of gnome-utils, and I more than gladly accepted. In order to celebrate the event, here’s the latest screenshot of my development trunk for Dictionary: the new Dictionary As you can see, … Continue reading

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Documentation

In the last thirty minutes I’ve ported gnome-utils to the new, spiffy gnome-doc-utils system. I hope that this could hit HEAD in the next few days (pending Vincent‘s approval)- the sheer amount of stuff deleted and/or changed is really high. … Continue reading

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Leaking/2

After some six hours, a chinese dinner, two large glasses of earl grey tea, and a coffee, I’m finally able to declare that, according to Valgrind, both the libegg/recent-files and libegg/recentchooser code are leak-free. Okay, take this with a grain … Continue reading

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Leaking

Yesterday, while I was at university waiting for a seminar about network security, I was on #gnome-it, and pbor asked me to look at a leak in EggRecentModel. I began wading through the code, but I didn’t found the leakage … Continue reading

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