[kde-windows] [Bug 323354] kdeinit4.exe on Windows opens a command window, instead of operating as a service

Gary Greene greeneg at tolharadys.net
Thu Aug 15 20:22:05 UTC 2013


--- Comment #2 from Gary Greene <greeneg at tolharadys.net> ---
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> On Aug 15, 2013, at 11:06 AM, Patrick Spendrin <ps_ml at gmx.de> wrote:
> https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=323354
> Patrick Spendrin <ps_ml at gmx.de> changed:
>           What    |Removed                     |Added
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>             Status|UNCONFIRMED                 |CONFIRMED
>                 CC|                            |ps_ml at gmx.de
>     Ever confirmed|0                           |1
> --- Comment #1 from Patrick Spendrin <ps_ml at gmx.de> ---
> actually this is wanted behaviour. There are two (common) types of applications
> on Windows: GUI applications and console apps. The console apps automatically
> attach to a console (the black box) when started from e.g. explorer or from
> autostart. It would be theoretically possible to change kdeinit from console to
> GUI but that would also mean that we wouldn't get std streams (cout, cerr etc.)
> from them anymore without deeper modification.
> So the solution I would suggest is to add a wrapper executable which directly
> opens kdeinit (and which is a GUI application, so it won't open a console
> window). Is that ok for you?
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