[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#434863: Bug#434863: xfce4-terminal: Wrapper script seems broken
huggie at earth.li
Tue Jul 31 22:07:37 UTC 2007
On Tue, Jul 31, 2007 at 07:32:19PM +0200, Andrea Bolognani wrote:
> Ok, I found the problem; while it is not a bug per se, it breaks other
> programs, since it doesn't follow the expected behavior.
> xfce4-terminal forks to a new window at startup: this causes the
> calling program -- in my case Sylpheed, but I'm sure this is true for
> other mail clients as well -- to think the editing session is
> finished, and to continue its tasks.
Eh? This doesn't make any sense. It doesn't fork at all.
> So it should at least provide a command line switch (like gvim's -f
> option) to avoid forking, and this switch should be active by default
> in the wrapper script, since that script it's AFAIK supposed to
> provide an xterm-compatible interface, and xterm doesn't fork at
Can you explain what you mean? forking at startup doesn't make sense to
me since xfce4-terminal doesn't do that.
I still think this is a bug in sylpheed.
... "Cardinal Fang! Fetch... the comfy chair!" - Monty Python
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