How many degrees of headlessness do we need?

Jens Tröger jens.troeger at
Tue Mar 31 06:57:59 PDT 2015

On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 02:43:56PM +0200, Stephan Bergmann wrote:
> On 03/31/2015 12:15 PM, Tor Lillqvist wrote:
> > Is it in fact so that nowadays --quickstart does what --invisible is
> > supposed to do? (Note that just starting soffice with the --quickstart
> > option has nothing to do with whether that happens automatically when
> > you log in or not.) If I start soffice with --quickstart and --accept,
> > nothing is displayed (like with --invisible). If I connect with a UNO
> > client that opens a document, closes the window, the process stays
> > running (unlike with --invisible).
> >
> > Maybe we should in fact just make --invisible a synonym for --quickstart?
> While --quickstart indeed visually behaves similar to --invisible, it 
> also actually starts the quickstart service (where available) and thus 
> defeats XDesktop.terminate, unlike --invisible.

Sounds like --quickstart is more of a persistent server mode then? 

Jens Tröger

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