[Qgis-developer] The improved Plugin Installer is ready

Martin Dobias wonder.sk at gmail.com
Mon Jun 9 20:10:01 EDT 2008

On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 1:39 AM, Borys Jurgiel <borys at wolf.most.org.pl> wrote:
> Ok, The Installer improvements are finished. It may still need some language
> fixes and facelifting, but all planned features are implemented.
> It checks for the updates and also for the news (a first time seen plugins)
> either when QGIS starts or when user opens the Installer window. By default
> our all four repositories are switched to not fetch on startup, but it's
> configureable. If there is any update/news, a clickable label appears in the
> StatusBar.

Great job! I've tried the new version and looks great!

> Unfortunately, finally it doesn't use the QThread (yet), so fetching all the
> four repositories delays the QGIS start for about 2 seconds in my case. This
> is the reason for what I haven't decided to enable it by default.

Right, that delay was something I've noticed in the previous version
too. Doing that stuff in a thread would be great, but still it's very
nice how does it work already.

I'm going to commit your work soon to SVN.


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