[Cin] [PATCH] UnsafeGUI toggle, tooltips, file overwrite warning for batchrender.c

Andrew Randrianasulu randrianasulu at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 13:35:43 CET 2021

В сообщении от Monday 18 January 2021 15:03:06 Rafa Mar Multimedia en Gnu\Linux via Cin написал(а):
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> This will be what new users will find, the error that some have already
> reported as a bug.
> I have completely deleted Cinelerra, I have done an installation from the
> last git, I have deleted the .bcast5 folder, I have started Cinelerra and
> tried to do a batch render.

But if you check 'do not show this warning again' - will CinGG obey you?

> Precisely for this reason my friend stressed that it was important that
> this option was disabled by default, it was only to change a 1 to a 0. If I
> remember correctly ...
> What happens that now I do not remember where this change was and I am
> afraid to continue abusing my friendship with him because he is a very busy
> person with work and family.
> My honest opinion.
> I still think we're giving new users a bad impression of Cinelerra by
> keeping a few options in a batch rendering window that only very few users
> currently use. Some options that do not make any sense in a window of this
> type, something that has always been done with a save as, which is an
> option that does not require any Dangerous flag.
> Another option would be to leave the window as it was before all this
> matter, make the option "warn if it does not match ..." is disabled by
> default and the dangerous button what it does is a copy of the current file
> loaded in the EDL path adding a number to this new copy of the xml, and
> automatically reflect this change in the EDL path. In this way everything
> remains the same as before, the Dangerous flag is not necessary and the
> wizard stops being dangerous and automatically makes the "save as" and
> stops being a dangerous option for new users and this mode is satisfied.
> work for former users who made use of this feature. And most importantly,
> no one is going to lose their job due to a wrong click.

Please check (with test project!) warning that should surface if you try 
to overwrite project file with unsafe option enabled ...?

I see it in code and it was working for me, but independent confirmation 
is always good....

> I don't want to 
> think about how the faces of these lovers of danger with their strange and
> dangerous way of working, if they press this option without having
> remembered to manually change the name in the EDL route.
> El lun, 18 ene 2021 a las 11:28, Rafa Mar Multimedia en Gnu\Linux (<
> rafamar.mm.ig at gmail.com>) escribió:
> > I'm going to download, compile and test to see how these changes work.
> > I really like the option of multiple backup copies that Reuss András has
> > made and his response of trying to make an option that creates some backup
> > copies together with the EDL
> >
> > El lun, 18 ene 2021 a las 7:15, Phyllis Smith via Cin (<
> > cin at lists.cinelerra-gg.org>) escribió:
> >
> >> Changes to Batch Render menu have been checked into GIT.  Lots of
> >> review/testing/decision making going on.  So basically this is the
> >> compromise solution (which can be changed if necessary, but I really think
> >> it is probably the best option).
> >>
> >> 1) new users or new .bcast5 will automatically never see the "warn on
> >> mismatch" and "save edl"
> >> 2) existing users, if they are seeing these 2 warnings, will have to go
> >> into Settings->Preferences, Appearance tab and uncheck DANGEROUS batch
> >> render gui, in order to stop seeing these 2 warnings.  Just one time and
> >> also be sure to use Settings pulldown to "save settings now".
> >> 3) anyone who wants to have these features available for use, has to get
> >> into Settings and check/enable Dangerous flag to see the 2 boxes.
> >>
> >> Tooltips added for several additional boxes helps to explain usage a
> >> little better in Batch Render menu and some Preferences flags.
> >>
> >> Code checked in mostly by Andrew with slight modifications for compromise
> >> and wording changes.
> >>
> >>
> >> On Sat, Jan 16, 2021 at 12:19 AM Andrew Randrianasulu via Cin <
> >> cin at lists.cinelerra-gg.org> wrote:
> >>
> >>> This time I tried to add user confirmation on project (EDL) file
> >>> overwrite,
> >>> _in addition_ to gui toggle hiding this button.
> >>>
> >>> Rafa Mar, I saw your letter, just tracking _where exactly_ this function
> >>> writes file() turned out
> >>> to be harder than just adding warning. For now.
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