[systemd-devel] eye of cylon / timeout timer is cut off
zbyszek at in.waw.pl
Thu Aug 14 09:36:45 PDT 2014
On Thu, Aug 14, 2014 at 06:13:47PM +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:
> 2014-08-14 17:17 GMT+02:00 Lennart Poettering <lennart at poettering.net>:
> > On Sun, 27.07.14 21:47, Michael Biebl (mbiebl at gmail.com) wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> as you can see at the attached diff, there is a small issue with the
> >> timer that is disabled, when systemd is waiting for a job.
> >> In this case, the job is already running 1min 17secs, but only 17 secs
> >> is displayed, the other part is cut off.
> > Hmm, well, we currently ellipsize at 75% of the line width. I have now
> > moved that to 50%, so that there's a chance that the time is still shown
> > on tiny displays.
> Well, that's the standard resolution on non-KMS enabled systems, like
> in a virtualized environment (the screenshot was made using vbox).
> So it's pretty common, I'd say.
> But it's a stupid game. We will have to cut out
> > something...
> > Anyway, let's see if people complain about this new setting too...
> With 50% being the cut-off, you'll only be able to see "A stop job is
> running..." afaics without showing the actual unit which is being
> waited for.
> That doesn't sound great either.
It would be more useful to remove the "/ 1min 30s" part. Maybe the cylon
code could be smart enough for that.
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