[haiku-development] Re: Uncertain on this AboutSystem enhancement -- patch inline

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2010 20:38:52 +0200

Ingo Weinhold <ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx> wrote:
> On 2010-04-22 at 17:08:52 [+0200], PulkoMandy <pulkomandy@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> > Le Thu, 22 Apr 2010 16:21:53 +0200, Matt Madia <mattmadia@xxxxxxxxx>
> > > > a
> > écrit:
> > > It's been noted by some that extending AboutSystem to display
> > > "GCC #
> > > [Hybrid]".
> > > This patch does it, but I don't know if it's a clean solution --
> > > the
> > > two BEntry variables that use absolute paths.
> > > Another concern is that Axel disabled "GCC 2" displaying in
> > > r25994,
> > > which is after the introduction of GCC Hybrids in r25536.
> > > Would this be acceptable and OK to commit?
> > "Hybrid" also needs to be localized.
> Or just make it GCC {2,4}[/{4,2}].
> I also think it doesn't harm to always show it.

It's not like any normal user would know or even care what GCC he has;
it's enough that he knows the version he's got. And since we're doing
actual releases, there is no reason to present that information.

I just don't like to show superfluous information, but if you all insist
on it :-)

Bye,
   Axel.


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