Disabling aRts in knotify

Arnold Krille kde at arnoldarts.de
Tue Feb 17 19:38:18 GMT 2004

On Tuesday 17 February 2004 19:14, Aaron Seigo wrote:
> On February 16, 2004 15:04, Arnold Krille wrote:
> > As it seems KNotify doesn't respect the setting in "Sound system". So I
> > added another checkbox to the advanced playersettings to disable aRts. I
> > didn't test wether aRts still gets started or not so far (I didn't want
> > to stop my music :-) ) but It doesn't try to play sounds or connect to
> > aRts anymore if told so.
> > This would be a short time solution with the possibility for backporting
> > imho.
> instead of making the system notifications panel more complex and expecting
> people to actually find this new setting in the GUI, how about using the
> StartServer entry in kcmartsrc as the default when reading "User Arts" in
> knotify? this way stopping usage of aRts in the sound server has the
> expected results.
> patch attached..

After looking at the patch inside the full file I realized that knotify checks 
wether the last startup was successfull with aRts and uses its "Use Arts" for 
this too. This is now unusable. :-(
Maybe this checking should be disabled...


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