Wayland crash scenario
microcai at fedoraproject.org
Mon Dec 13 19:10:58 PST 2010
2010/12/14 Mohamed Ikbel Boulabiar <boulabiar at gmail.com>:
> I was wondering whether we can find a better solution to the scenarios
> where Wayland crashes.
> You all know that for the X case, when it crashes, everything open is
> lost, you need to re-login and you need to reopen your apps again.
> Non-saved work will be lost.
> Is it possible to change this for wayland ?
> So when it crashes :
> 1. Opened apps will freeze automatically
> 2. Wayland restarted
> 3. Opened apps will be "reconnected" to the new instance of wayland
> 4. Apps de-freezed and work is safe.
5. Change wayland compositor on the fly.
For X, such thing is too hard to implement. For wayland , not so hard.
BTW . wayland never crash, there is no such process called wayland,
just client and compositor.
> Any comment on the feasibility of this ?
> Do we need a new watchdog process for waylad only controlling this ?
> Or something can be hooked starting from the kernel level ?
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