[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] osso_initialize()

From: Vladislav Grinchenko vladislav.grinchenko at comtechmobile.com
Date: Fri Feb 3 10:45:30 EET 2006
On Fri, 2006-02-03 at 09:23 +0200, Kalle Vahlman wrote:
> On 2/2/06, Tomi Ollila <tomi.ollila at guru.guru-group.fi> wrote:
> > I quess I wont try with osso_initialize() for a while but state that
> > on a web page and just fix that fork() thing to proper one...
> > (removing X-Osso-service might work too, but this fork() trick gives
> > me tolerably working solution for sure)
> >
> > ... after there is authorative, solid and robust information of how these
> > D-BUS and osso_initialize() (and so on) things are to be used I'll
> > reconsider, just now it just takes too much time to be wasted.
> Rather than hacking around, why not just drop the session management,
> RPC and other integration offered by libosso (unless you really need
> them of course)?

Because the resources are so tight - if your progi gets in the endless
spin loop chewing up on CPU and battery life, dbus will kill it. Same
goes for the near-end of battery life - listening for dbus messages of
that sort will give you a chance to shutdown safely.

> I have this in the .desktop, and no .service at all:
> [Desktop Entry]
> Encoding=UTF-8
> Version=1.0
> Name=Widget Browser
> Comment=Browse Gtk+ and Hildon widgets
> Exec=/usr/bin/widgetbrowser
> Icon=widgetbrowser
> Terminal=false
> Type=Application
> Categories=System;
> X-HildonDesk-ShowInToolbar=true
> X-Osso-Service=
> X-Osso-Type=application/x-executable
> and don't even link to the libosso library.
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