Re: GNOME 2.10 module proposal: libnotify and notification-daemon
- From: Trent Lloyd <lathiat bur st>
- To: Nielsen <nielsen memberwebs com>, desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: GNOME 2.10 module proposal: libnotify and notification-daemon
- Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2004 11:54:39 +0800
> >>Currently it seems (could be wrong here) there's no way to have a daemon
> >>start and install environment variables in the users session.
> >You can't install environment variables unless you are the parent
> >process. DBus does this by spawning the xsession with dbus-launch.
> Right, but it would seem this only works for one daemon. The traditional
> way to start such a daemon is in the users shell rc, something like this:
> eval `daemon-process`
> ... and have the daemon output the environment variable code before it
> exits. However this isn't compatible across shells. If gnome-session
> could set these variables it would be easier to install.
This, however, doesn't cater for applications started from the panel,
run application, etc
Trent Lloyd <lathiat bur st>
Bur.st Networking Inc.
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