Re: MOTD implementation in gnome-session
- From: Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org>
- To: Stanislav Brabec <sbrabec suse cz>
- Cc: mark skynet ie, desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: MOTD implementation in gnome-session
- Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2005 18:34:29 +0200
On Tue, 2005-10-04 at 18:29 +0200, Stanislav Brabec wrote:
> Rodrigo Moya wrote:
> > I have had this patch around for some time, and seems to work pretty
> > well, so sending for comments and/or approval.
> > It just makes gnome-session display the /etc/motd file on startup, using
> > libnotify if available, or an ugly dialog if not. The 2 new files are to
> > be placed in gnome-session/gnome-session
> When we are speaking about support of "old-style" UNIX communication
> support, I would like to see "write daemon" in default session -
> something which will open a pty and wait for incoming messages (and
> being able to translate some of them).
> Otherwise pure GNOME user without any terminal opened will loose UPS
> power failure alert or report about incoming reboot or fatal failure
> reports from syslogd.
gnome-power-manager deals with that now, displaying a dialog to the user
when battery power is critical
Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org>
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