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Re: [RP] sleep

From: Shawn Betts
Subject: Re: [RP] sleep
Date: Mon Apr 28 23:19:08 2003
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Casey Allen Shobe <address@hidden> writes:

> > I agree sleep() would probably be useful, but surely it would be
> > better to just execute the stuff synchronously somehow?  So the RP
> > stops until the other program has finished loading.  I think there's
> > some stuff about a Sync message in Xlib spec somewhere (mighta been
> > ICCCM), but I'm too stupid to understand || remember it.
> Well what about having a mode that you can switch into that makes rp execute
> commands sequentially (so that command two won't start until command one
> finishes and won't accept input until that point - this mode would be
> appropriate for when the ratpoisonrc file was read, but not for regular rp
> human-usage...

The problem is that the 'exec' command wouldn't return until the
program run finished.


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