faure at kde.org
Tue Mar 18 14:07:37 GMT 2008
On Tuesday 18 March 2008, Laurent Montel wrote:
> On Tuesday 18 March 2008 10:43:18 David Faure wrote:
> > On Tuesday 18 March 2008, Laurent Montel wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I worked on kcm_autostart and now we can configure autostart files.
> > > Now I am a question:
> > > KDE4.0 supports xdg autostart folder (.config/autostart), so it will
> > > better to create autostart file directly in this folder.
> > > So it will necessary to hide in kcmshell4 desktoppath "Autostart Path"
> > > and remove in konqueror entry "Autostart" (or replace .kde/Autostart by
> > > .config/autostart).
> > > We keep KGlobalSettings::Autostart for compatibility.
> > >
> > > And we can create a script to move all .desktop (script) in
> > > .kde/Autostart to .config/autostart.
> > >
> > > What do you think about it ?
> > Maybe we need both?
> > Using .config/autostart instead of .kde/Autostart makes a difference if you
> > use two environments, like gnome and KDE. What you put in .config/autostart
> > will be autostarted in both environments, and what you put in
> > .kde/Autostart will only be started by KDE. Isn't this a feature? I mean,
> > you might have something in your KDE autostart which you don't need/want in
> > gnome? Looking at my own autostart folder it's pretty KDE-unrelated but
> > maybe others have the need for the KDE-only folder? Anyone?
> Spec Desktop file has OnlyShowIn which specify if we want to start or not in
> specific environment. (We can add a "advanced" dialog box in kcm autostart to
> specify it)
Hmm yes but my Autostart files are not .desktop files.
Does .config/autostart also support shell scripts and binaries?
In that case OK.
David Faure, faure at kde.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).
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