[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Force Quit for GNUstep

From: Fred Kiefer
Subject: Re: Force Quit for GNUstep
Date: Fri, 07 Jul 2006 02:23:29 +0200
User-agent: Thunderbird (X11/20060527)

Andreas Höschler schrieb:
> on the Mac we have this Force Quit panel to kill applications that no
> longer respond to events. Does something equivalent exist for GNUstep?
> We developers use a terminal session and kill but that's no suitable
> appproach for our mums and dads or possibly customers.

There is a specific X protocol (_NET_WM_PING) that is supposed to handle
this case and would allow the window manager to determine that a
specific applications is currently no longer responding. I always wanted
to implement this for GNUstep, but never did get around to it.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]