[virt-tools-list] [PATCHv2 virt-viewer 07/10] kiosk: add --kiosk-quit option

Christophe Fergeau cfergeau at redhat.com
Tue Aug 20 08:11:04 UTC 2013

On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 03:51:45PM -0400, Marc-André Lureau wrote:
> ----- Mensaje original -----
> > On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 09:47:43PM +0200, Marc-André Lureau wrote:
> > > In kiosk mode, it's useful to keep the app alive, even if the remote
> > > session ended for example. Ie, we want to prevent the app from quiting
> > > itself, even if the remote end closed, lost network, or crashed etc.
> > 
> > Any idea if after this commit virt-viewer --reconnect can be implemented by
> > just setting the quit-on-disconnect property? I'm a bit annoyed that there
> > are these 2 similar features with completely different
> > implementations/option names/...
> There are not at the same level. If virt-viewer --reconnect, virt-viewer
> will attempt to reconnect on machine restart.

When using it, --reconnect is more 'if there is no connection, just sit
there doing nothing until a connection comes up instead of quitting'

> otoh, quit-on-disconnect
> will quit when there is nothing else we can do (app is deactivated)

Oh, but when quit-on-disconnect is disabled, will the app just wait doing
nothing, or will it reconnect if a SPICE connection becomes available
again? I was assuming the latter when asking my questions, but on second
thought, the former makes more sense.


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