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Re: Starting of new session from other windowmanagers


On Die, 16 Sep 2003, Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> > What is the interface to this feature?
> >
> http://webcvs.kde.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/kdebase/kdm/README?rev=2.21&content-type=text/x-cvsweb-markup
> section "the command fifos"

Oh, thanks. I already figured out at least the "reserve" part by looking
into the source code of kdesktop. Pretty simple.

I communicated this to the xscreensaver developer, he didn't answer till
now, but I hope he will include a button for this feature.

> note that this interface is not guaranteed to stay stable; it's even
> probable that it will change.

Well, it's always like this. As long as the behaviour is documented.

> actually gdm has the same feature (it's called flexi-servers), but it 
> has a different interface ...
> i hope to standardize with the gdm guy, maybe based on d-bus when it

Good idea. But where the heck do you activate this in gdm, strange. I
will look into the source.

Best wishes


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