[scribus] Save Not Setting Saved Status

Craig Bradney cbradney at scribus.info
Thu Jun 16 08:33:15 UTC 2011

On 16/06/2011, at 9:06, "a.l.e" <ale.comp_06 at xox.ch> wrote:

> hi craig,
>>> - On saving, the file is not reset to modified (as the file watcher that
>>>> scans for changed pictures and disks no longer tracks the sla file
>>>> itself)
>>> I *think* you found the basic problem, here!  If that's what's been
>>> happening, that would explain why you can save the file and ten seconds
>>> later when you close scribus it tells you to save again!
>> Possibly.. the issue had nothing to do with the code tagging the
>> document as modified or not (before or after save or just while
>> editing).. but to do with the file watcher. However, I don't understand
>> why we would have ever been tracking the document itself.. or the
>> directories that pictures are in rather than just the picture.
>> However, I suspect there are more issues, but if this one fixes the
>> biggest part of the recurrence then cool.
> one question: why is scribus marking the file dirty if it finds modified resources, at all?
> in my opinion there is nothing to save... or is the status "resource missing" stored in the .sla?
> ciao && thanks for looking at it!

Exactly that .. To detect changes in the filesystem. Images that are changed on disk are reloaded as you could have them open in gimp and be changing dpi, size, or other things as part of your editing process.

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