Re: nautilus vs. gnome-settings-daemon "race"

On 25 Jul 2002, jacob berkman wrote:

> On Thu, 2002-07-25 at 01:38, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> > Hi Jacob,
> >
> > On 24 Jul 2002, jacob berkman wrote:
> >
> > > what do the capplets contact g-s-d for, other than to make sure it's
> > > running so the settings will actually change?
> >
> > 	Indeed, I hadn't realised that SettingsDaemon::awake was
> > basically a no-op. Now I see absolutely no reason for Bonobo to be
> > involved. It would be very easy for the capplets to use another method
> > to see if g-s-d is running and start it if not, would it not ?
> well bonobo-activation is just supposed to work, so any other code adds
> the possibility that it doesn't work...

	Except that, because bonobo-activation is a component
activation framework and not a generic start this program if not
running service, it doesn't work very well :-)
> although in this case one could probably do it with an x property dingus
> pretty easily.

	Sure, or a .pid file dodah thingy :-)

Good Luck,

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