Re: [tkined] bugs or features

From: Juergen Schoenwaelder (
Date: Fri Feb 11 2000 - 11:32:39 MET

>>>>> Thomas Gierloff writes:

Thomas> Hi Juergen, on playing scotty/tkined i found:

Thomas> 1.LOGs are not closed on removing/deleting tools via "Delete
Thomas> xyz" on tool menu nor via Tool->Kill Interpreter (the code
Thomas> destroys only MENU and INTERPRETER objects)

This is a feature. It means that valuable output is not suddenly being
lost just because you destroyed the wrong tool.

Thomas> 2.The actual CVS version shows menus without tearoff. Why
Thomas> not? On large menus (e.g. snmp) it's very usefull to cut a
Thomas> submenu(tree) from parent.

I think there were some problems with it (perhaps on Windows?). So I
removed the tearoffs. But I do not recall the details anymore.

Thomas> 3.After closing a LOG via menu File->close or hotkey Alt-w the
Thomas> next output opens an new LOG - it's OK. But after closing a
Thomas> LOG on clicking the windows kill button all further outputs
Thomas> are lost because no new window is shown (tested on Linux
Thomas> 2.0.36..2.2.10, TCL/TK 8.0..8.2, fvwm2/fvwm95/kde, any
Thomas> tkined/scotty version) The only way is to delete the tool and
Thomas> start it again.

This is indeed a bug. I just fixed it.


Juergen Schoenwaelder      Technical University Braunschweig
<>  Dept. Operating Systems & Computer Networks
Phone: +49 531 391 3289    Bueltenweg 74/75, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany
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