Orca does not speak
Linux for blind general discussion
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Tue Jan 15 20:33:16 UTC 2019
orca when the -r switch is used replaces its last process with a new
On Tue, 15 Jan 2019, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:55:56
> From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> Subject: Re: Orca does not speak
> OK, one more nit on this argument ...
> Linux for blind general discussion writes:
> > Typing "orca -r", you kill this process (i.e., you remove it from
> > the RAM), and you replace it with a new one.
> The reason this is flawed is that there is no longer a Orca running once
> the pid has been killed. Restarting Orca involves assigning a new pid to
> it for inter-process communications. But, that's not a replacement, it's
> an application restart that necessarily includes acquiring a process id.
> Now, if you could magically give Orca a new pid without killing the app,
> then perhaps replace might be appropriate.
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