Opened 11 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

#2059 closed defect (fixed)

Copying files blocks the journal

Reported by: bernie Owned by: alsroot
Priority: Unspecified by Maintainer Milestone: Unspecified
Component: Sugar Version: Git as of bugdate
Severity: Unspecified Keywords:
Cc: aa, sascha_silbe Distribution/OS: Unspecified
Bug Status: Unconfirmed

Description

If you drag & drop a large file on a removable device, the journal UI will freeze until the copy is finished, with the dragged object still visible on top of the window.

The journal UI should perform this operation asynchronously, or perhaps put on a modal progress bar, like when the volume is being scanned. In the latter case, to minimize flashing, the progress bar should appear only after 1-2 seconds.

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by bernie

  • Cc aa added
  • Component changed from sugar to journal
  • Owner changed from tomeu to alsroot
  • Status changed from new to assigned
  • Version changed from Unspecified to Git as of bugdate

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by sascha_silbe

  • Cc sascha_silbe added

The data store already has code for async copying that could be reused. No modal stuff, please. The Journal isn't a Windows 95 Explorer (which did exactly that, and was a PITA). Actually it would be even worse: There's no way to run multiple instances of the Journal (as was possible with the Explorer).

comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by dnarvaez

  • Component changed from journal to sugar

comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by tch

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from assigned to closed

This was recently implemented by Emil Dudev in sugar 39f133339005586271cf44931b2f70162ec55d5d.

Last edited 7 years ago by tch (previous) (diff)
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