[Development] QtSingleApplication in Qt proper?

André Pönitz apoenitz at t-online.de
Fri Jun 17 18:30:15 CEST 2016

On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 12:55:20PM +0200, Jordi Pujol Foyo wrote:
> From QtService.cpp :
> "The QtService is a convenient template class that allows
>     you to create a service for a particular application type.
>     A Windows service or Unix daemon (a "service"), is a program that
>     runs "in the background" independently of whether a user is logged
>     in or not. A service is often set up to start when the machine
>     boots up, and will typically run continuously as long as the
>     machine is on.
>     Services are usually non-interactive console applications. User
>     interaction, if required, is usually implemented in a separate,
>     normal GUI application that communicates with the service through
>     an IPC channel. For simple communication,
>     QtServiceController::sendCommand() and QtService::processCommand()
>     may be used, possibly in combination with a shared settings file. For
>     more complex, interactive communication, a custom IPC channel
>     should be used, e.g. based on Qt's networking classes. (In certain
>     circumstances, a service may provide a GUI itself, ref. the
>     "interactive" example documentation)."
> +1 from me to add this to QtCore

ORLY?  Maybe directly inline it in qglobal.h so it won't be overlooked?


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