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Re: F11: xorg decision to disable Ctrl-Alt-Backspace



Once upon a time, Matthew Garrett <mjg redhat com> said:
> It's actually remarkably difficult to handle the "My X server has gone 
> away" case - traditional xlib behaviour is to just abort() your process. 
> You can do some funky stuff involving signal handlers and longjmp, but 
> by and large it's not practical to save app state when the server is 
> killed. Especially if your application isn't an X one and just happens 
> to run in a console.

Huh, vim manages to handle this just fine.  Maybe the emacs folks that
don't like Ctrl+Alt+Backspace should give it a try...
-- 
Chris Adams <cmadams hiwaay net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.


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