[prssr-devel-ml] Re: Request: error resilience

  • From: David Andrs <andrsd@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: prssr-devel-ml@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2006 10:21:46 +0200

Joerg wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm having some trouble with pRSSreader when my SD-Card becomes
> unavailable for a short period of time.
> 
> Problem:
> 
> Sometimes I experience the problem that my SD-Card is ignored by
> Windows. Usually this causes either a crash, hanging, or an error
> message with pRSSreader (I can't remember right now).
> However, upon opening pRSSreader without the card recognized by Windows
> (and therefore missing its Cache directory) the program clears *all*
> data concerning read items, does not notify of the missing Cache folder
> and simply shows "No items to display" (or similar).
> 
> 
> Suggestion:
> 
> Check for the existence of the Cache folder. If it is not available,
> tell the user and give him a chance to abort pRSSreader without loosing
> the read-item-data.
Such the warning in no problem.

> 
> Or: Don't delete the read-item-data at startup but only when the
> channels are updated (preferably after the update, I've seen a channel
> include "old" messages that were removed (and read) before).
> 
> Please let me know what you think of it.
Big part of it is now in 1.3.3. Needs to be tested...

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David

> 
> Regards,
> Jörg
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