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debugging failing gui only programs

16 Oct 2009

prior to todays gui toolkits console programs were used (i recall):

still all these programs (not using any X painting stuff) hat one thing in common:

today with graphical interfaces (gui) as (X or the equvalent windows 7 or mac os x) the problem is that every message a program wants to be printed to the user is using something like QMessageBox which can be very annoying if used excessiveley (for example the usage of windows xp bubble boxes - as nobody really reads them).

my fix to this issue is:

no let’s see how to attach a console (today) to a gui: