[Xquartz-dev] Re: Making Xquartz work with the Dock (and XDMCP)
bbyer at apple.com
Sun Dec 2 21:52:38 PST 2007
Again, that's more or less what I tried, and ran into this weird dock
issue, which I currently don't know how to solve. Specifically, the
issue is that if you have the same .app launch twice within some short
period of time (one second?), the dock icon will disappear.
So, we'll have to figure out how to work around that problem.
On Dec 2, 2007, at 11:39 AM, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
> And I actually want to take that idea a step further and make /A/U/
> X11.app/C/M/X11 the *real* server which simply executes app_to_run
> when executed straight and starts the server when launched by
> launchd. The user would have a defaults option to cause it to have
> the tiger behavior of starting DISPLAY=:0 if they want to get rid of
> launchd support.
> Such a change is a bit too deep to make right now. I think we
> should keep 2.1.x as close as possible to the Official Leopard model
> and look at 2.2.x (xorg-server-1.4-apple) and 2.3.x (master / 1.5-
> branch) for more involved changes like this... especially since
> we're pretty close to having a working 1.4 based xserver. We just
> need to cleanup event handling there a bit to get it on the same
> level as corg-server-1.2-apple.
> On Dec 2, 2007, at 06:41, Ben Byer wrote:
>> On Dec 1, 2007, at 10:16 PM, John Davidorff Pell wrote:
>>> I don't think this is what should be done. I think that X11 should
>>> switch back to the XDarwinApp model (where /u/X/X11.app/C/M/X11 is
>>> the *actual* X server), and then people who want to pass special
>>> commands can just be told to run it with an absolute path.
>>> Or, better yet, put in a dummy xinit which asks launchd to start
>> That's actually what we tried first, but ran into some bizarre Dock
>> behavior (yes, even worse than current behavior) where it caused
>> the icon to disappear entirely.
>> Ben Byer
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