Re: developers, maintainers: Please add a startup notify line to your files!

On Thu, 2003-01-02 at 13:24, Gustavo J. A. M. Carneiro wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-01-02 at 05:13, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 01, 2003 at 09:23:49PM -0800, Seth Nickell wrote: 
> > > Mkes sense. Still too bad you have to explicitly enable it for every
> > > GNOME app, but ah well.
> > 
> > Yeah, we would need some kind of operating system support probably to
> > do it reliably without explicit enable. And it'd be amusing to try to
> > get *that* into the kernel.
>   What kind of operating system support? I mean, the only thing that is
> required is to fork/exec, show busy cursor, then the parent (gnome-panel
> or nautilus or whatever launches the app) monitors the app process
> (waitpid) to see if it exits and then stops the wait cursor. How much
> more operating system support would it need? Of course, things can get
> more complicated, like having one process forking and its child being
> the one with GUI, but those are poorly written apps anyway ;)
>   But probably I'm missing something...

How about thin-clients or apps running on another computer?

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