Fwd: ivman --exit-with-session

daniele favara danjele at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 10:18:10 UTC 2006

following some more infos about that ivman issue:

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: daniele favara <danjele at gmail.com>
Date: Feb 9, 2006 11:04 AM
Subject: Re: ivman --exit-with-session
To: Rohan McGovern <rohan.pm at gmail.com>

On 2/9/06, Rohan McGovern <rohan.pm at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Feb 2006 18:46, you wrote:
> > hi,
> >
> Hi Daniele!
> > there is an issue ... i think ... if user A logout and then user B
> > login, there will be two ivman sessions running.
> Hmm... I've never come across this, actually.  I use KDE, and as long as
> Ivman is started with --nofork or config files tell Ivman not to fork, it
> always closes when I log out.  I guess XFCE (that is what you are using,
> right?) launches autostart programs in a different way.
> >
> > Dbus-launch includes the option --exit-with-session, here there is a
> > script i use but it would be really nice to have such features within
> > ivman code:
> >
> > http://www.dsslive.org/ivman-xubuntu.tar.gz
> >
> > do you think it's possible to fix|add it?
> The dbus-launch --exit-with-session option is nice, but pretty complex.
> I'd like to avoid programming an equivalent function in Ivman if possible.
> The way things should work, in my opinion, is that any desktop environment
> which starts Ivman while logging in, should send it a HUP signal when
> logging out.  Maybe this is already the case, because I just discovered
> that Ivman currently has a bug causing it to always ignore HUP signals (as
> opposed to ignoring them only when forked).  I'm going to fix that bug,
> then ask you to give Ivman another try.  If it still doesn't automatically
> close when you log off, then I think I'd like to simply distribute a
> script like the one you wrote with Ivman, and tell people to use that if
> necessary.
> Would it be alright if I modify the ivman-launch script you provided, write
> a man page for it, and include it with the Ivman distribution?
> Rohan

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