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Re: Force Quit for GNUstep

From: Fred Kiefer
Subject: Re: Force Quit for GNUstep
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 00:47:36 +0200
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address@hidden schrieb:
> I have essentially implemented in QuantumSTEP what Fred is describing.
> Poll DO for responsiveness and to ask the process for its process id
> (the real trick is to reverse this step, i.e. each application
> registers its getpid() so that it is known when the application still
> responds). And send a kill() to the process on user request.

I don't want to get credit for other peoples ideas. In this case it was
Richard who proposed DO as a way to determine if an application is still
responding. This surely is a great way to interact between GNUstep
applications, but when working with a non-GNUstep window manager it wont
help. That is why I did implement the NET_WM_PING protocol.


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