[Portland] Desktop-aware graphical error handler
waldo.bastian at intel.com
Sun Nov 26 21:40:53 PST 2006
Yes, I think that's within scope. I'm not sure I understand what
functionality it should provide (if any) beyond something like
"xdg-dialog" (which doesn't exist yet).
Intel Corporation - Channel Platform Solutions Group - Hillsboro, Oregon
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>bounces at lists.freedesktop.org] On Behalf Of Josef Spillner
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>Subject: [Portland] Desktop-aware graphical error handler
>while packaging some software I came across several situations where a
>fails or a graphical application crashes without any visual
>My way of handling this was to write a generic 'error' script which
>tools like strace takes the entire command as its options and runs it.
>Whenever the exit stats != 0, the error messages are shown to the user
>kdialog, xmessage or whatever is installed, and depending on what
>the user is in.
>I'm not sure distributors will like this approach but for me it seems
>helpful to have such an error handler installed by default.
>Is this in scope for Portland?
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