[Qgis-developer] Unloading and reloading of plugins
a.ghisla at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 10:24:40 EST 2010
On Thu, 2010-01-07 at 16:11 +0100, Martin Dobias wrote:
> Hi all,
> today I've added support for complete unloading and reloading of
> python plugins (r12690). So from now developers creating python
> plugins won't have to restart every time they do some changes.
> Instead, in qgis python console they can type:
> ... and the plugin gets removed completely and started again (using
> fresh source files).
Well done Martin! this is for sure a long-time awaited functionality.
> It would be good to have this functionality available somewhere in the
> GUI. Any hints where it should go? Or there could be a simple plugin
> for developers that would trigger the reload... It would be even
> possible to monitor changes in plugins source code periodically and
> ask user to reload the modified plugins if any changes are detected,
> check this site for insipiration:
IMHO, a good place can be in Plugins menu, after Manage Plugins:
Reload > All plugins / the list of all loaded plugins so that one can
pick up just one
the automagic detection of updates can be fine too. But I'd prefer the
my 2c, and thanks again,
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