Re: simplifying the "Startup programs"

On Tue, 2002-07-16 at 22:29, Bruce Robert Pocock wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-07-16 at 15:51, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> > On Tue, 2002-07-16 at 20:40, Bruce Robert Pocock wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2002-07-16 at 15:29, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> > > > 1) Backend: this is the code in g-s-m. It would launch every script,
> > > > executable and .desktop file in (for example) ~/.gnome2/startup-files/
> > > >  
> > > Putting on a System V hat for a second -- how to guarantee ordering?
> > > Numbered prefixes?
> > 
> > It doesn't. It's for gnome-session, not for the system startup.
> > 
> There still are cases where ordering has to be guaranteed, though - e.g.
> the parallel thread regarding starting the settings daemon first, so as
> to allow the theme prefs. to be set before any apps are launched. Or are
> you planning to "bless" some of the core GNOME components (e.g. settings
> daemon) and tack user selections on at the end?

The "Startup Programs" facility currently, and in that case only is for
non-session-managed, user-defined programs. g-s-d, nautilus, the panel,
and your thousand of term windows will be handled just as usual.

If you don't have any programs defined in the "Startup Programs" tab in
the "Session Properties", you don't have to care about this feature at


/Bastien Nocera

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