Re: Background Doesn't Change via cron(8)
- From: Shawn H Corey <shawnhcorey gmail com>
- To: Ghee Teo <Ghee Teo Sun COM>
- Cc: gconf-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Background Doesn't Change via cron(8)
- Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2009 11:53:53 -0400
Ghee Teo wrote:
> - pkill gconfd-2
> Pretty nasty hacks, since that pkill gconfd-2 is trying to ask all
> running user's gconfd-2 to stop and will be restarted when its service
> is required.
Good idea; too bad it doesn't work. What gconfd-2 appears to do is that
when it restarts, it thinks there should be another image in the list of
background images. It then changes that image, not the one displayed.
I have abandoned using cron(8). Instead, I have written my own daemon
and since it is started from a terminal, it seems to work fine. This is
a stop-gap kludge but, hopefully, when 9.10 comes out, this problem will
be fixed. :)
Just my 0.00000002 million dollars worth,
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as it is about coding.
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