Libxfce4ui spawn api break

Nick Schermer nickschermer at
Sun Nov 1 23:41:41 CET 2009

2009/11/1 Nick Schermer <nickschermer at>:
> 2009/11/1 Brian J. Tarricone <brian at>:
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>> On 10/31/2009 04:21 PM, Nick Schermer wrote:
>>> 2009/10/31 Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at>:
>>>> If we can agree on that, go ahead. I personally think
>>>> xfce_spawn_on_screen() should be at least as powerful as
>>>> gdk_spawn_on_screen(). And if it misses the PID, then we should add it
>>>> as long as we can.

It turns out returning the pid is not useful, because you can create
only 1 child watch per pid and we already need a child watch for
handling startup notification.
I though about adding a GChildWatchFunc and gpointer, which could be
called from the child watch we connect, but then there is not way to
disconnect the function, so that is not really a solution either.

Other ideas?


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