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Pfind 5.13
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anikin

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PostPosted: Mon 14 Apr 2014, 13:08    Post subject:  

Did a quick test on Raring-5.6.94.
3 consecutive search & export results - no hangs, so far.
The older version sometimes (not always) froze on export.
Can you also make a deb package, or just show a strictly Debian structure? I like pfind and want to install it in my self made Debian Live builds.

Thank you in advance.
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MyPuppysaysWauWau


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PostPosted: Mon 14 Apr 2014, 13:22    Post subject:  

Hi Sigmund,

I (only I?) like a animated figure as a search assistant. Accidentally in XP there is a dog, looks so nice as Puppy Smile.
It would be neat to get the same dog. But maybe it could be too difficult to integrate it?

Regards from Vienna,
Walter
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anikin

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PostPosted: Tue 15 Apr 2014, 10:07    Post subject:  

Never mind, Fredx has already taken care of pfind.deb:
http://www.smokey01.com/saintless/Fredx181
I think, I can repack it.
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PostPosted: Wed 16 Apr 2014, 03:21    Post subject:  

MyPuppysaysWauWau wrote:
I (only I?) like a animated figure as a search assistant. Accidentally in XP there is a dog, looks so nice as Puppy Smile.
It would be neat to get the same dog. But maybe it could be too difficult to integrate it?
As far as I know, animations in the Puppy environment is doable, but troublesome:
- pFind itself can loop images to show an animation, but this requires too much of the systems resources.
- Gif animations are supported, but these doesn't look good,
- Libsvg does not support animated vector code, and this is the logic approach as I see it.

An even if we could support animations, I feel certain that many users would be against it, as it WILL occupy a noticeable part of the cpu.


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MyPuppysaysWauWau


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PostPosted: Wed 16 Apr 2014, 04:59    Post subject:    

Thx for the information, Sigmund!

No problem at all! Smile

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charlie6

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PostPosted: Fri 20 Jun 2014, 23:35    Post subject: exclude keep sticked on /initrd/pup_*  

Hi Sigmund,
many thanks for that more and more handy app ! Smile
Here cannot modify the exclude path (not present in /root/.pfind/pfindrc ... Question ) ... it was already the case in 5.11: i tried to modify the path through the menu File/configure/general thumbnail and "modify search options" .. but pfinds exclude path keeps sticked on *initrd/pup_*
Any other way to set the path ?
Cheers, Charlie

last edited:
OK .. here riuns pfilesearch-1.34; manualy editing /root/.pfilesearch/pfilesearchrc accordingly fixes my question Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sun 22 Jun 2014, 13:02    Post subject:  

pFliesearch 1.35 is uploaded
See http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=177950#177950

Changelog
- Bugfix: Save preferences

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tlchost

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PostPosted: Mon 23 Jun 2014, 20:01    Post subject:  

Should I remove a built-in version of Pfind before installing the latest version, or simply install the new version?

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PostPosted: Tue 24 Jun 2014, 01:49    Post subject:  

just install the most recent.
It will place itself on top of the old.


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xmf-149

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PostPosted: Sat 28 Jun 2014, 03:34    Post subject:  

hello im using pfind 5.11 and there is a problem that pfind/func -build_treeitems needs to use separate file that is not being monitored to prevent slow down of displaying a large number of search results. i modified it to start with:
Code:
-build_treeitems)
   >/tmp/pfind-treeitems$PROGPID
   >/tmp/pfind-treeitemsx$PROGPID
   ... #original code but using the x name
   mv /tmp/pfind-treeitemsx$PROGPID /tmp/pfind-treeitems$PROGPID
   ;;

it was very noticable on my system, if you actually change this i was guessed you might want to instead change the tree to monitor pfind-treeitems-final because that is a better than the x name but you'd have to modify 2 files
i also had an issue using Open with TextEditor and had to set it to use this script instead of a texteditor (this might have been fixed in 5.12 though):
Code:
#!/bin/sh
for A in $@
do defaulttexteditor "$(readlink $A)"
rm $A
done
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PostPosted: Sat 28 Jun 2014, 05:13    Post subject:  

xmf-149
Wow, that was a really good catch Smile

I checked the 'Open with texteditor', and it works for me with 5.12. Could you please test 5.13?


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PostPosted: Sat 28 Jun 2014, 05:14    Post subject:  

Pfind 5.13 is uploaded.
See main post


changelog
- Speed up rendering of searchresult. (thanks to xmf-149)

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