[haiku-appserver] Re: Terminal/MiniTerminal

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-appserver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2005 07:02:14 +0200 CEST

Ingo Weinhold <bonefish@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Stable and ready AFAIK for production use. There are some minor 
> > features
> >   that existed in R5 which are not implemented yet (search, log to 
> > file,
> > etc). but for its normal use, it works fine. I have been using it 
> > to
> > stand in for R5's on my workhorse machine and I'd say it works 
> > pretty
> > well. Andrew Bachmann knows more about why things are organized the 
> > way
> > that they are. The sources to use are in the MYOB folder and even 
> > then
> > there are files which are not used. While I've worked on some 
> > patches
> > and UI work, it's not my baby, so I've been reluctant to nuke 
> > files,
> > move files, or do anything to really rock the boat, so to speak.
> OK, but earlier or later someone should cleanup the stuff. It 
> definitely 
> shouldn't remain like it is.

Indeed, I clean that up later today. I wonder if Andrew would mind if I 
moved his stuff into his developer branch.

> > Barring problems with support from the server, I can't see why our
> > Terminal should be a problem when booting Haiku.
> Well, my experiences with the current app server let me expect 
> problems (no 
> intention to slight anyone), in particular because MiniTerminal, 
> which I 
> understood as a temporary solution, is still in use. I just thought 
> someone 
> might have concrete experiences...

I don't know the exact status under Haiku, but the Terminal itself runs 
in the Haiku app_server under R5 - with only minor issues, like the 
broken window size.

> > I would rather see us adopting Terminal now :-)
> > If it doesn't work correctly, it should fixable with not too much
> > effort I hope.
> I'll have a look at it, but since my intention was actually to get 
> the 
> debugger working and I'm not familiar with app server internals, I 
> don't 
> really want to dig too deep here.

Understood, I'll try to fix the window size problem this morning, if 
you don't mind.


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