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Re: musings on session service mgmt



On Fri, 2008-01-04 at 11:35 -0500, Colin Walters wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-01-04 at 17:23 +0100, Nils Philippsen wrote:
> > On Fri, 2008-01-04 at 11:10 -0500, Colin Walters wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2008-01-04 at 16:14 +0100, Nils Philippsen wrote:
> > > 
> > > > Not in the least, there are programs which are supposed to stay running
> > > > even when you log out -- screen, vncserver, nohup'ed processes etc.
> > > 
> > > No one is talking about changing the semantics of "nohup".  
> > 
> > Perhaps I'm a bit slow, but how would it not do this if it relies on the
> > inheritance of a previously non-existent environment variable that needs
> > to be deleted if a process shall not be killed on session exit?
> 
> Oh I see, I was wrong; yes David was talking about automatically killing
> all processes.  That is wrong, I agree with you.
> 
> As Havoc said, having them connect to X11 or DBus, or using a babysitter
> that does is the right way.

One problem here is that too many apps set exit-on-disconnect false with
D-Bus to work around bugs in the stupid app where the app gets kicked
off the bus for doing something bad.

dan



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