[xmonad] Launch without double-fork
zhen.sydow at gmail.com
Wed Dec 2 05:38:42 EST 2009
I notice than applications launched using dmenu doesn't have the double
fork. I changed the terminal=urxvt to terminal="exec urxvt" (as in dmenu
key binding) and also I don't have double-fork.
2190 2033 09:36 \_ /home/superman/.xmonad/xmonad-i386-linux
10259 2190 10:32 \_ /bin/sh -c urxvt
10260 10259 10:32 | \_ urxvt
10261 10260 10:32 | \_ bash
10286 10261 10:32 | \_ ssh sumerman at kriptongo.es
12482 2190 10:49 \_ urxvt
12493 12482 10:49 \_ bash
14711 12493 11:06 \_ ps -fea --forest
I'll worth to change spawn and automatically add exec to command string?
On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 4:36 AM, Spencer Janssen <spencerjanssen at gmail.com>
> On Tue, Dec 01, 2009 at 07:07:48PM +0100, Luis Cabellos wrote:
>> Hi, I was checking why there is two procces every time than I launch a
>> console. I found than spawn uses /bin/sh to lauch applications. I
>> think than to expecific commands is no need to double-fork,
>> I added the patch lo launch console without double-fork:
>> What do you think?
> spawnPIDf won't with applications that take arguments, for example:
> spawn "xset -b"
> I think the best solution is to add an 'exec' to your spawned
> spawn "exec xterm"
> This is the shell's syntax to execute a program directly rather than fork.
> The current implementation seeks to balance all of these concerns:
> * users want to supply arguments to programs
> * users will find "spawn prog [arg1, arg2, arg3]" syntax unwieldy
> * we don't want to support a homebrewed argument tokenizer in xmonad
> * some users will want to use shell syntax in their spawns
> Spencer Janssen
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