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Re: Force Quit for GNUstep

From: Fred Kiefer
Subject: Re: Force Quit for GNUstep
Date: Sun, 09 Jul 2006 01:40:08 +0200
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Günther Noack schrieb:
> Am 07.07.2006 um 02:23 schrieb Fred Kiefer:
>> 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.
> I just tested xkill, and it seems to work for GNUstep applications. I
> suppose it does exactly what you described. :-)

No, xkill is not what is meant by the Freedesktop specification. (See
http://standards.freedesktop.org/wm-spec/1.4/ar01s06.html#id2528031) I
just did implement the _NET_WM_PING protocol for GNUstep and hope that
there are actually any task managers out there to respect this protocol.


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