Unified autostart scripts directory

Rodrigo Moya rodrigo at gnome-db.org
Sat Jul 2 14:44:14 EEST 2005

On Sat, 2005-07-02 at 13:30 +0200, Waldo Bastian wrote:
> On Friday 01 July 2005 21:59, John (J5) Palmieri wrote:
> > Having an autostart for simple programs and daemons sounds fine to me
> > but I think there is a bit too much being put into this.  In order to
> > have a true dependency system of which we are working on with
> > libgnomeservice in gnome cvs, it gets a bit more complicated than just
> > dropping a file in the right location.
> >
> > I think having a spec for easily dropping a desktop file in a common
> > location to autostart a program is fine but I think we should let
> > projects explore the more complicated stuff before writing up a spec
> > that will please no one.  Projects have to define and find their needs
> > before we can have a unified system.
> Within KDE we have a reasonable understanding what the needs are (for KDE) and 
> we have an implementation that meets those needs. With that said, if you 
> think it's more appropriate to limit the fd.o spec for now to the "allowing a 
> user to autostart programs they would like autostarted in their session" 
> use-case then that's ok with me.
what, apart from just autostarting programs in a known directory does
the KDE implementation provide?
Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo at gnome-db.org>

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