[Thunar-dev] Abort when no display

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Thu Nov 17 09:42:33 CET 2005

Olivier Fourdan wrote:
> Benny,
> When the display is not set/available, thunar aborts, and that causes a
> core dump.
> I don't think this is the right thing to do in such a case, it believe
> it should simply display a warning and exit.

It is a warning. It dumps core because in Thunar debug/snapshot builds,
all warnings are fatal. This is because one tends to ignore warnings too
easily; and if the application crashes, one cannot ignore it, but must
report/fix it.

In release-builds, warnings aren't fatal.

> Cheers,
> Olivier.


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