GNOME session saving dropped in natty

Jacky Alcine jackyalcine at
Sat Jan 22 08:09:54 UTC 2011

On 01/21/2011 01:14 PM, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 07:36:55AM -0800, Rick Spencer wrote:
>> On Fri, 2011-01-21 at 16:16 +0100, Martin Pitt wrote:
>>> Vishnoo [2011-01-21 20:41 +0530]:
>>>> Is there a bug filed for this, which we could follow?
>>> I don't think we should bother. Session saving can't ever be perfect.
>>> You won't ever get back things like your unsaved current documents,
>>> undo buffers, network connections (chat), etc, and those are much more
>>> interesting than the position of your windows (not that GNOME would or
>>> could ever get that right even). I think this has always been a
>>> half-baked misfeature.
>>> For proper session saving/restoring there is suspend and hibernate.
>> Well, there is suspend. Hibernate does not exactly work perfectly for
>> many peole.
> Nor does suspend...  ;-)
Is there a way of flashing the loaded applications in memory and all of
those handles to disk and just loading it back?

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