[maemo-developers] Is it possible to make a "well-behaved" pyGame app with maemo-python ?

From: Eero Tamminen eero.tamminen at nokia.com
Date: Tue Nov 27 15:08:17 EET 2007

ext Fred Pacquier wrote:
> By "well-behaved" I mean an app which appears as an icon in the taskbar 
> like a proper Hildon app.
> I have copied and modified .desktop and .service files of such apps made 
> with PyGTK, but pyGame seems different. If the .desktop doesn't 
> reference an osso service, the app starts from the menu, but there is no 
> icon in the taskbar (and no "xx is starting" during launch). If it does, 
> the  "xx is starting" message appears for some time, but the app never 
> starts.
> Is it possible to get this right ? If so, is there a Howto somewhere ?

For SDL (pygame), see this old bug:

As to D-BUS services, if they don't register themselves after starting,
D-BUS will kill them (assuming that the startup failed).

	- Eero

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