Patch for silent exit

Takuma Murakami
Sat Feb 7 07:03:00 GMT 2004


Thank you for the comment.  I cancel this patch for now
to seek better solutions.

> > > Now we just need to decide if it is a good idea to have two different 
> > > behaviors:
> > > 
> > > 1) Show Exit confirmation dialog box when apps are running.
> > > 
> > > 2) Don't show Exit confirmation dialog box when no apps are running.
> > > 
> > > I think it is probably safe, but I know that some user out there will be
> > > confused.  ;)
> > 
> > I know I must be careful enough to change the default behaviour
> > since I made a confusion about the auto-repeat problem...
> > Now I would apply this patch if no opposition appears in a week.
> > Any positive/negative comments will be appreciated.
> I'm uncertain about this. XDMCP should not be affected since there is always
> a client connected (the xdm login screen or the window manager) so I doubt
> I will be affected by the change *g*.

I tried to enable silent exit when the client is a display manager
in an XDMCP session, but I couldn't identify whether a client
is a display manager or not.

> Anyway, I think exiting the xserver without any connected client is save 
> except for users who expect it to be running and now file bugreports that they 
> can not connect to the xserver after double-clicking the icon.
> BTW: This should be handled. Double clicking the icon should _not_ silently 
> stop the xserver.


Takuma Murakami

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