Re: [Ekiga-list] How to control Ekiga via CLI on Windows?

I'll submit it as a feature request.



On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 2:45 PM, Damien Sandras <dsandras seconix com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Le vendredi 15 mai 2009 à 15:22 -0400, Jacob Beard a écrit :
>> Hi all,
>> I'm currently examining the feasibility of switching my grandparents
>> from Skype to Ekiga. I think that learning a brand-new interface is
>> going to be too hard for them, and so I'd like to make things very
>> simple by just giving them a desktop icon that they can double-click
>> in order to call me. In GNU/Linux, this is very simple, as I can just
>> invoke ekiga from the command-line with the -c flag. On Windows
>> version 3.02, though, it complains that an instance of Ekiga is
>> already running, and ignores the flag. Is there a way to get the Ekiga
>> Windows build to accept the command-line arguments? If not, is there
>> another way to implement the effect I have described, where it is
>> possible to create an icon that forces an already-running Ekiga
>> instance to dial out to a particular SIP address?
> Unfortunately I see no way.
> Nobody implemented that mechanism for WIN32. It is not very difficult to
> do. I remember that XMMS in the old days was using a socket mechanism to
> check that an instance was running and if it was the case, it was simply
> sending a command over the socket interface.
> Ekiga can not do that (yet). But Michael Rickmann is doing a lot of work
> on the win32 build nowadays.
> --
>  _     Damien Sandras
> (o-
> //\    Ekiga Softphone :
> v_/_   Be IP           :
>       FOSDEM          :
>       SIP Phone       : sip:dsandras ekiga net

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