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Re: Mailcap, tmpfiles and master processes such as browsers

On Sat, Feb 02, 2002 at 09:42:20PM +0100, Erich Schubert wrote:
> > Why does the 2nd galeon instance remove a tmpfile that it did not
> > create? That looks like the problem.
> The problem is that the caller cannot know when it can remove the
> tmpfile. Ususally you remove the temp file, when the process you started
> terminates. This fails and the tempfile gets removed too soon, when the
> launched process just "triggers" another process and then terminates.

Galeon should implement something like emacsclient does. The 2nd
instance should terminate when the window closes or when the user
tells it to do so. This is the way emacsclient works (the emacsclient 
process terminates when you either tell it to do so with C-x # or when
you kill the buffer).

Jeroen Dekkers
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