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Re: Improvement of sensible-utils

Le vendredi 11 août 2017, 16:37:49 UTC Bastien ROUCARIES a écrit :

I have implemented on salsa the sensible-x-terminal, but I need --wait flags in 
order to wait...

Moreover sensible-utils will now support EDITOR as shell snippet like 
EDITOR='emacsclients -n -c -a ""'

> Hi,
> I have done some work for sensible-utils but I am a little stuck due
> to lack of documentation/policy.
> I want first to create desktop file for
> sensible-editor/sensible-pager/sensible-browser in order to open from
> firefox text file (fixing #780742).
> The main problem is to exec this in a terminal or not depending of the
> context.
> I propose first to solve #594942 and to implement sensible-x-terminal
> first. This program will
> exec $XTERMINAL if set, then if configured $SENSIBLE_XTERMINAL and
> lastly choose the terminal according to desktop running (maybe using
> xdg-open /proc/self/1 <<EOF heredesktopfile EOF) and fallback to
> sensible-x-terminal
> Then nano for instance will provide sensible-editor-nano that will use
> library provided by sensible-utils in order to run nano under a
> terminal if run under X.
> What do you think ?
> Bastien

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