[PATCH] Allow forced new processes for KUniqueApplication

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Sun Mar 23 07:13:59 GMT 2008

Robert Knight wrote:
>Konsole is a KUniqueApplication and uses only one process for all
>instances.  This causes a problem where shells in a newly started
>Konsole do not inherit their environment from the parent terminal and
>debug output from the new instance does not appear in the parent
>What I would like to do is to force the creation of a new process when
>Konsole is started from the terminal but share a single process for
>instances created from a GUI (the start menu, ALT-F2 dialog etc.)
>Attached is a patch for KUniqueApplication which overloads
>KUniqueApplication::start() to take a set of flags to control how how
>the new instance is created, including forcing the creation of a new
>process if necessary.

Please call it DontFork, since it would match the --nofork command-line 

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