Review Request 127125: [plasmashell] Disable Qt's fallback session management

Sebastian K├╝gler sebas at kde.org
Mon Feb 22 10:21:42 UTC 2016



> On Feb. 20, 2016, 4:51 p.m., Andreas Hartmetz wrote:
> > Interesting!
> > I have a few local patches like this that I haven't pushed, because applications that don't need to be restored by the session manager don't care whether they are killed before they are saved for sesson restore, right? I had a suspicion that something might still be wrong which is why I still have those patches, waiting to push them in case they turn out to be useful :)
> > Of course, in the cancelled logout scenario, one does care about applications getting killed too early and this fixes it.
> > This one is yours, I'll push the other ones.
> 
> Wolfgang Bauer wrote:
>     Well, actually I want to thank *you* very much for taking care about the general session management issues, investigating and pushing that "fix" to Qt 5.6. :)
>     
>     Just one additional question: should I commit this to the 5.5 branch as well or only master?
>     It only has effect with Qt 5.6, but according to the release schedule this should be released earlier than Plasma 5.6.
> 
> Andreas Hartmetz wrote:
>     Better ask somebody who knows Plasma better... the answer is probably yes but I'm not sure.

I'd go for 5.6 (master, currently), there's potential for regressions and we should give it a wider round of testing, first.


- Sebastian


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On Feb. 20, 2016, 2:51 p.m., Wolfgang Bauer wrote:
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> (Updated Feb. 20, 2016, 2:51 p.m.)
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> Review request for Plasma and Andreas Hartmetz.
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> Bugs: 349805
>     https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=349805
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> Repository: plasma-workspace
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> Description
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> Currently plasmashell is closing too early on logout, so if the logout is cancelled there will be no usable desktop any more.
> This fixes it by disabling Qt's fallback session management that closes all application windows in response to the session management's save state request when Qt 5.6 or later is in use.
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> Diffs
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>   shell/main.cpp 49ea484 
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> Diff: https://git.reviewboard.kde.org/r/127125/diff/
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> Testing
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> Have a kwrite window with unsaved changes open and logout.
> Kwrite will warn the user about the unsaved changes.
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> Previously, the desktop disappeared while kwrite's warning dialog was displayed, and was gone even if the user clicked "Cancel" to abort the logout.
> With the patch, the desktop stays until logout is really confirmed, and is still usable if the user clicks "Cancel".
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> Thanks,
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> Wolfgang Bauer
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