[Dextrose] [PATCH v2] uy#698: Rectifying "Activity-icons not displaying, if notification-messages are shown"

Bernie Innocenti bernie at sugarlabs.org
Wed Dec 21 16:34:53 EST 2011

On Thu, 2011-12-22 at 01:38 +0530, Ajay Garg wrote:
> Note that this patch is to be applied in full, and NOT over the
> version-1 patch.
> Reverted to the previous-behaviour, wherein the
> notification-message-icon is shown at the end of all activity-icons
> (Thanks Anish and Estaban).
> Note that, simply loading the journal, before setting up the top-panel-frame,
> was not working.
> Thus, "gio.File.monitor_file" has been used as the signalling mechanism.
> The top-panel-frame-setup (wherein the startup-notification-messages may 
> be added) gets processed, ONLY after the journal has been set-up.

Using a file as a flag to signal an event seems kludgy.

Couldn't we fix the problem by introducing priorities for the elements
of the top toolbar? We do it this way to control the ordering of the
device icons at the bottom.

Bernie Innocenti
Sugar Labs Infrastructure Team

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