KApplication::requestShutDown and KApplication::propagateSessionManager

Benjamin Meyer ben at meyerhome.net
Fri Oct 7 16:54:53 BST 2005

On Friday 07 October 2005 11:01 am, Stephan Kulow wrote:
> Am Freitag, 7. Oktober 2005 17:07 schrieb Benjamin Meyer:
> > KApplication::requestShutDown() and
> > KApplication::propagateSessionManager() are both functions that will only
> > be ever called by the desktop and not by end applications.  In that goal
> > I have taken them and put them into there own little namespace and would
> > like to move them out of kdelibs and into kdebase/workspace/libs/ 
> > Attached is my first attempt at the namespace. Please RFC.  Also because
> > these are so specialized making there own static library is also
> > something I am thinking of.  What do you think?
> I guess, it makes sense. But note that workspace isn't the only use of
> these functions. E.g. backup software and movie encoding software and the
> like often like to offer to shutdown the computer after being done. So the
> question is a) will they want to link against a library or is dbus
> interface enough for them? I guess, dbus is fine here.

I would also want to go with dbus so that if the user happened to be in gnome 
etc and used the app the functionality wouldn't go away.

-Benjamin Meyer

aka icefox
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