restarting firefox

David Farning dfarning at gmail.com
Sun Jan 28 12:43:59 GMT 2007


On Sun, 2007-01-28 at 13:20 +0100, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Dennis Kaarsemaker [2007-01-28  8:55 +0100]:
> > echo "Please restart any running Firefoxes, or you will experience
> > problems."
> > unud=/var/lib/update-notifier/user.d
> > 
> > if pgrep firefox-bin >/dev/null 2>&1 && test -d $unud; then
> >     cp -f /usr/share/firefox/firefox-restart-required.update-notifier \
> >         "$unud/firefox-restart-required"
> > fi
> 
> Something like this already happens, for quite a long time.
> 
> Pitti
> 
Dennis was answering my question on how to extend this functionality to
font and theme packages.

I'm sorry if it sounds like I am criticizing apport and friends.  I am
not, but a working crash reporter without methods for handling those
reports is turning drinking from the firehose into drowning from the
firehose for firefox and friends;)

thanks
David
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