Opened 16 years ago

Closed 16 years ago

#257 closed defect (fixed)

GLI client annoyingness with invalid path

Reported by: kjdon Owned by: ak19
Priority: moderate Milestone: Next Release (2 or 3)
Component: GLI Severity: major
Keywords: Cc:


When you start up the GLI client, it tries to get lots of info from the server. If your path is wrong, it can't get the info, but it keeps trying all the other operations. You have to click ok/cancel on all the error popups. If you click cancel, it still keeps going. Can we get it to stop after one fail? Is there any point in keeping on going?

Change History (4)

comment:1 by kjdon, 16 years ago

Milestone: Next Release (2 or 3)

comment:2 by kjdon, 16 years ago

This is also a problem if you want to stop the client - if you click cancel at the first popup, it still carries on and does all the other ones.

comment:3 by ak19, 16 years ago

Owner: changed from nobody to ak19
Severity: blocker

Changed to deal with Cancelled case and when the remote connection is refused (for instance because the gliserver path was invalid). Client-GLI now exits in these cases by calling Gatherer.exit(). See revision 15863 of gli/trunk/src/org/greenstone/gatherer/remote/

comment:4 by ak19, 16 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Severity: blockermajor
Status: newclosed
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