Re: Detecting if GNOME is OK

On Sun, Mar 19, 2000 at 04:00:01PM +0000,
Dave Gilbert <> wrote:
>   I have a program I am porting to Gnome and it needs to test if it is
> possible to start up as a Gnome app and if not fall back to text mode.
> The test needs to be non-destructive and preferably not noticable to the
> user.

You want gdk_init_check(), which returns FALSE if it can't open
the display. If it returns TRUE, you can then call gnome_init().

BTW, if i'm not mistaken, gnome-devel-list is for development
*of* Gnome, not development *using* Gnome. This question should
have gone to gnome-list.

Eric Gillespie, Jr. <*>

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