[maemo-developers] Hildon-Desktop: added Widget not shown

From: Thomas Waelti twaelti at gmail.com
Date: Thu Jan 14 21:47:24 EET 2010
So would it make sense to add a "killall hildon-home" to the postinstall of the hildon-desktop-python-loader as an interim fix?
Who could do that? (I refrain from adding that to my app, as I think this would be the wrong place :-)


> This is what I've noticed:
> killall hildon-home shouldn't cause the widgets to disappear.
> If hildon-home is kill -9'ed, the widgets will almost certainly
> disappear as part of a "safe mode" designed to ensure hildon-home
> doesn't go into a "crash loop" due to a misbehaving widget.
> But, if you then killall hildon-home (send it SIGTERM) while it is in
> this "safe mode" state, it then proceeds to update its config (which
> has all non-Nokia applets).
> Best Regards,
> Faheem
> On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 10:32 AM, Mikko Vartiainen
> <mvartiainen at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Not sure about that - I just tested it on my 44-1 and all previously
>>> placed custom widgets came up again.
>>> I also was able add other previously installed widgets.
>>> What was your "test case" so that I can better try and verify on my
>>> device?
>> Hmm, it seems that sometimes widgets disappear, not always.
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