r19210 - in /desktop/unstable/vino/debian: changelog patches/02_server_sm-disable.patch
Emilio Pozuelo Monfort
pochu at ubuntu.com
Fri Mar 27 01:53:36 UTC 2009
Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le mercredi 25 mars 2009 à 12:06 +0100, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort a écrit :
>> joss at users.alioth.debian.org wrote:
>>> Author: joss
>>> Date: Mon Mar 23 21:19:26 2009
>>> New Revision: 19210
>>> URL: http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/pkg-gnome/?sc=1&rev=19210
>>> 02_server_sm-disable.patch: new patch. Do not register the server to
>>> the session, otherwise it will be loaded even though it is not
>>> necessary. Closes: #518862.
>> Doesn't this mean if vino-server crashes or something, it won't be restarted
>> again? I've tried starting vino-server normally and after killing it, it was
>> restarted again, but if I started with --sm-disable it didn't.
> Yes. The problem is the same with gnome-power-manager or
> gnome-volume-manager, which are not restarted when they crash. Programs
> using autostart should be reliable enough.
The difference is that if gnome-power-manager is not restarted, the worst that
can happen is that you don't notice that you're running out of battery (which is
bad), but if vino doesn't restart, you may loose the ability to connect to a
remote machine (I hope people don't rely on VNC for remote servers, but who
> If we register them in the session manager, they become part of the
> saved session, and they cannot be removed. This is most annoying for
> vino now, but it could be for other programs if we choose not to
> autostart them anymore in the future.
Ok, that's a good point. Pity that we can't easily have both.
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