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Re: esd, other processes not reaped after end of session

On 05-Jun-04, 21:56 (CDT), Luis M <lemsx1@latinomixed.com> wrote: 
> On Sat, 2004-05-29 at 16:19 -0700, Karl Hegbloom wrote:
> > Any ideas?  I really think this ought to be done BEFORE the Sarge
> > release!  It's so annoying.  I am willing to file a formal bug report,
> > but I'm not certain what to file it on...  It's something that will
> > require the co-ordinated efforts of all of the Gnome team, I'm afraid.
> I'm not sure about other daemons that get started automatically by
> Gnome, but in the case of esd, you have the choice to tell it to kill
> itself after N seconds of not being used. My esd config file is like:

That's a fine workaround, but it really fails the "Just Works" idea. If
GNOME starts a daemon on startup, it should kill it on exit.

For example, if I upgrade GNOME, just logging out and then back
in can cause problems, since I don't necessarily get a new


Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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