hughsient at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 01:07:13 PDT 2007
On Mon, 2007-04-02 at 20:09 -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Richard Hughes wrote:
> > And also provides a method for applications to register a callback for,
> > something like:
> > Register(void)
> Just a signal should be fine, no? (if the idea is to signal on logout)
No, we need to provide a way for clients to delay (think to save a file)
or to cancel the shutdown (say encoding a file), although the latter use
case can be dealt with using the more suited inhibit system.
> Though this is more complicated than just notification, apps need to be
> able to block it also...
> The name SessionManagement here seems to imply trying to comprehensively
> offer a non-ICE way to talk to the session manager (which would be very
> nice, I have to say), so it seems like a fairly comprehensive
> thinking-through of this interface as a complete way to deal with the SM
> would be needed?
Sure, I was posting initially to see if I was smoking crack (i.e. making
the problem more complex that it is).
DanW, how does this compare (overlap!) with EggSMClient?
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