stubbing KStartupInfo -- win32 feedback? (was Re: A little review of kdecore & kdeui)

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Tue Apr 11 19:20:42 BST 2006

Benjamin Reed wrote:
>I started doing this, but realized I'd be re-implementing half of the
>"convenience" bits that are already in kstartupinfo.cpp, so I ended up
>just #ifdef'ing it instead.  I'd like some feedback from you and maybe
>anyone involved in the win32 port before I commit it, though.
>It basically chops out anywhere there are actual KXmessages passed
>around, but leaves things otherwise alone, including the

Which means the class becomes a big state-tracker. It doesn't do anything 
with that information nor does it receive any data from the external 

>Could KXmessages perhaps be replaced by something qt-based
>(signals/slots or some other IPC mechanism)?  Or is it enough to just
>have the apps think they're able to track this basic state and be done
>with it for now?

No. It has to use X messages because the whole point here is to tell the 
Window Manager that the app is starting up / has finished starting up.

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