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Subject: Re: teru r22143: trunk/apps/plugins

Re: teru r22143: trunk/apps/plugins

From: Teruaki Kawashima <>
Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2009 23:37:30 +0900

>>>> c) removing file causes disk access even though the file doesn't exist.
>>>> I agree that my change is not so good and better solution is needed.
>>>> same thing would be applied to other plugins like brickmania and
>>>> jewels.
>>> I think my solution wasn't bad afterall. Bubbles always accessed the
>>> disk at resuming, so that's not really an argument. But, you removed
>>> a (imo) very useful feature, to play bubbles without messing up the
>>> saved game.
>> IMO, bubbles is impoved to not access disk when resume game.
> I highly disagree if it means loosing the feature I mentioned.
>> I got one idea. how about check whether file is exists before try to
>> remove it when resume?
>> e.g.
>> case 0: /* resume game */
>> ...
>> if(rb->file_exists(SAVE_FILE))
>> rb->remove(SAVE_FILE);
>> break;
>> will this work?
> Probably only with dircache. I'm not sure.
I tested. it caused disk access without dircache and didn't with dircache.
maybe this is currently the best way if we can assume people who cares
about disk access would turn on dircache?

>>>> d) to match behavior with other plugins which use highscore.
>>> We don't need two quit items then, if both cause disk access, IMO.
>> but it doesn't always cause disk access as highscores are saved only
>> if they are changed.
> Ok, but still don't think we need two then. The "Quit" was meant to
> never have a disk access when I created the "Quit and Save" one.
well, feel free to revert my changes then.
Received on 2009-08-04

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