- From: "Fox, Kevin M" <kmfox bhi010 bhi-erc com>
- To: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: RE: gmc
- Date: Fri, 18 Dec 1998 08:24:05 -0800
Is there a way to do somthing like
to pull up a gmc window with /usr/src in it? this would be verry handy.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Fox, Kevin M [SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, December 18, 1998 8:03 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: gmc
> This is a little ugly from the command line.
> could gmc call new-instance or somthing when it first starts up, so
> new-instance gmc -whatever
> gmc -whatever
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Miguel de Icaza [SMTP:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, December 17, 1998 5:01 PM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Re: gmc
> > > > bash$ new-instance gmc
> > > >
> > > > Which will do the right thing.
> > >
> > > Yuck! that does not seem sane, but then of cource, that could just be
> > :)
> > > What is the advantage? What exactly does this new-instance thing do
> > anyways?
> > new-instance will contact the gnome-name-server corba service and see
> > if a copy of the file manager is already running. If it is, we get
> > back a handle to the factory CORBA object and we ask the factory to
> > create a new window. If the file manager factory has not been
> > started, the gnome-name-server will launch gmc for you.
> > So, it is the right approach without kludges.
> > (Now, I just need Elliot to rename goad-browser --with-repo-id to
> > new-instance).
> > Miguel.
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