[haiku-development] Re: session manager

  • From: François Revol <revol@xxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 17:14:23 +0200

Le lundi 27 juin 2011 à 16:14 +0200, Ingo Weinhold a écrit :
> While getting something comparable to (and ideally working better than) the 
> Gnome/KDE session management is indeed my main interest, I don't see why not 
> to make the mechanism more powerful. Workspaces are nice, but e.g. Haiku 
> alone has far more subprojects I have been working on than I do have 
> workspaces. A way to selectively open my last packagfs/Debugger/kernel 
> debugger/VM/... session (including Tracker, Pe, Terminal, BePDF, and Web+ 
> windows) would be pretty cool, ideally with a way to choose the workspaces 
> for the windows (as stored/on current/select per stored).

Yeah, I wrote my dev-perso script to allow separating projects for
Terminal, but it only handles project-specific history and vars, and I
still miss something to help with other apps...

> At least from what I can tell the requirements for both features are similar 
> enough to plan a common interface. I believe it has to be a bit more refined, 
> however, than passing the application a BMessage and letting it use whatever 
> archival protocol it wants, so the session selector can extract required info.

OTH BApplication is a BArchivable, right ?


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