[PATCH] weston-launch: be more descriptive with output messages

Pekka Paalanen ppaalanen at gmail.com
Tue Apr 17 10:54:48 PDT 2012

On Tue, 17 Apr 2012 20:10:11 +0300
Tiago Vignatti <tiago.vignatti at intel.com> wrote:

> Specially the "either" word there is essential, so users don't
> confuse thinking that both steps are needed.


> Signed-off-by: Tiago Vignatti <tiago.vignatti at intel.com>
> ---
> I started to implement udev based session support for
> weston-launcher, after added myself to 'weston-launch' group and
> mistakenly forgot to re-ran bash. Yes, really!
> There's also the fact that if I'm using the non-systemd method,
> then I'd explicit have to set input fd permissions. I've had to
> reboot my system twice, thinking that Weston screwed it, while
> actually it was successfully up, with the desktop shell
> background showing up, and I couldn't VT switch away or do
> anything because I didn't have input devices around. Should we
> clarify it somewhere as well? 

Maybe. And for the future, couldn't you use a SysRq key to kill
all processes on current tty: sysrq+k
sysrq+e would be a bigger hammer, and sysrq+i the equivalent of a
nuclear bomb.

And perhaps sysrq+r would make the VT switching keys work.

Of course all that assumes sysrq is enabled.

Pekka Paalanen

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