Notifysend report to show desktop notifications #39

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@cweiske

A new Codesniffer report that shows a short popup message on your desktop. Very useful when phpcs is automatically executed when saving a file.

@gsherwood
Squiz Labs member

I have no way I can currently test this and I'm not sure what conventions are used in these messages currently.

Can I trust that you have tested this thoroughly?
Are there version or OS requirements that need to be considered for notify-send (needed for the PHPCS docs)?
Should the path to notify-send actually be a PHP_CodeSniffer config setting?
Anything else I should be aware of?

@cweiske
@gsherwood
Squiz Labs member

The config stuff in PHPCS is very basic. You just go ahead and use config vars in the code and handle defaults. So something like:

$path = PHP_CodeSniffer::getConfigData('notifysend_path');
if ($path === null) {
// Try default path, or maybe throw an exception telling them to set the path.
}

Same would go for the timeout:
$timeout = PHP_CodeSniffer::getConfigData('notifysend_timeout');
if ($timeout === null) {
$timeout = 3000;
}

You set those config vars like this:
phpcs --config-set notifysend_path /path/to/notify-send
phpcs --config-set notifysend_timeout 5000

@cweiske

I've implemented the configuration options now.

Screenshots:
all fine
error

@gsherwood gsherwood merged commit 655fb64 into squizlabs:master Aug 14, 2012
@gsherwood
Squiz Labs member

Found a linux box at work to try this one and it worked great. Thanks for the contribution.

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