[Development] RFC: QProcess variant or separate class for launching applications "GUI-style"

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Fri Jan 8 19:11:08 CET 2016

On Friday 08 January 2016 18:25:22 René J. V. Bertin wrote:
> That's true for signals that depend on that particular kind of parent/child
> relationship. But there are more ways in which a process can detach from its
> calling process, and undoubtedly more ways to get notification signals from
> a process that doesn't have the current process as its ppid. On OS X this
> is as simple as setting up an NSNotificationCenter and then comparing the
> pid of each event of interest with that of the application(s) to monitor.
> The signal handler (one per notification of interest) can be defined as as
> addition to the NSWorkspace implementation, no need to subclass NSWorkspace
> for that.

This all sounds like qtmacextras functionality. There's no equivalent in other 

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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