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Re: musings on session service mgmt



On Fri, 2008-01-04 at 12:37 -0500, Colin Walters wrote:
> It doesn't require modifying apps.  The idea is just to have a binary
> which monitors X11/DBus, and can fork()/exec() a child binary to
> monitor.  If X11 goes away, it kills the child.  Thus the only thing
> that needs to be modified is that the session startup script is changed
> from:
> 
> some-random-daemon --args
> 
> to:
> 
> dbus-scope-to-session some-random-daemon --args

Falls apart when some-random-daemon daemonizes...

> > > But I think (generally speaking) most
> > > projects nowadays *should* gain a dbus dep, and if we can explain
> > > clearly to them why it it useful, they would accept it.
> > 
> > I think that is what they call wishful thinking. Seriously.
> 
> Let's be more concrete here - what other apps are buggy?

I'm sorry but I don't have a magical list of all the potential programs
that people may run. And if I did, I certainly wouldn't put myself
through the pain of reviewing each and every program even if I had the
source code.

       David



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