Bug#433448: [gnome-session] I got ten instances of a program on saved session startup.

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Mon Mar 23 15:00:51 UTC 2009

Le mardi 10 février 2009 à 21:29 +0200, Mika Rastas a écrit :
> I think I found a related bug on my system just a few days ago. I had
> just set gnome-session-properties to "save session = enabled" for a
> while. After a few reboots I went to disable it as it didn't meet my
> needs. To my surprise I found out that I'm running ten instances of
> seahorse-agent with different sm-config-prefix options. Seahorse-agent
> didn't have the parameter --sm-disable.
> I disabled the instances by saving a session where I killed them. Though
> I think the instances shouldn't have been there in the first place.
> The other programs that had --sm-disable didn't save to the session and
> start multiple instances anymore. So if thats the only case this issue
> is tracking it can probably be closed.
> Though gnome-session should probably still have a bug on saved sessions
> as the above behaviour isn't what people want.

This would be a bug in either seahorse-agent or in something that
started it with the wrong parameters. When started normally,
seahorse-agent doesn’t register to the session, since it is not even
part of the session.

In all cases, I don’t see what gnome-session did wrong here.

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