Re: Improvement of sensible-utils
- Date: Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:50:41 +0200
- From: Tomas Pospisek <tpo2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Improvement of sensible-utils
Am 11.08.2017 um 18:37 schrieb Bastien ROUCARIES:
> I have done some work for sensible-utils but I am a little stuck due
> to lack of documentation/policy.
> I want first to create desktop file for
> sensible-editor/sensible-pager/sensible-browser in order to open from
> firefox text file (fixing #780742).
> The main problem is to exec this in a terminal or not depending of the context.
> I propose first to solve #594942 and to implement sensible-x-terminal
> first. This program will
> exec $XTERMINAL if set, then if configured $SENSIBLE_XTERMINAL and
> lastly choose the terminal according to desktop running (maybe using
> xdg-open /proc/self/1 <<EOF heredesktopfile EOF) and fallback to
> Then nano for instance will provide sensible-editor-nano that will use
> library provided by sensible-utils in order to run nano under a
> terminal if run under X.
> What do you think ?
Sounds good to me.