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Opened 8 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

Last modified 16 months ago

#625 closed task (fixed)

a server event interface

Reported by: Antoine Martin Owned by: Scott Bennett
Priority: critical Milestone: 0.14
Component: core Version: trunk
Keywords: Cc:


So the server can expose important session events:

  • new clients connecting
  • client disconnected
  • lost connection events
  • first UI event (sent when the first window or tray is sent to the client
  • startup complete (sent when all the windows and trays have been sent to the client after it connects - can precede first UI event if there are no windows to forward)
  • server exit events (shutdown, etc)

If might make sense to expose this via dbus, but the easiest thing to do initially is probably to just add this interface to xpra's own channel.

Change History (8)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by Antoine Martin

Owner: changed from Antoine Martin to Scott Bennett

Implemented in r7116 (see commit message for details).

Try it with the new hidden command _monitor:

xpra _monitor :DISPLAY

If that works for you, let me know what other events we can add, the only events you will get right now are:

  • handshake-complete when we accept a connection
  • startup-complete: uuid when the client has received all the windows
  • connection-lost: uuid when the client connection is lost (for whatever reason)

We could add:

  • first-ui-event (though at the moment this one is done client side, so the logic would have to be replicated server side, no biggie)
  • disconnect events so we know when the client exited cleanly rather a lost connection

and more..

Last edited 8 years ago by Antoine Martin (previous) (diff)

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by Antoine Martin

Priority: majorcritical

Should be closed for v0.14.x, raising to critical.

comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by Antoine Martin

Milestone: 0.150.14

Should be closed against milestone 0.14

comment:4 Changed 8 years ago by Scott Bennett

Status: newassigned

comment:5 Changed 8 years ago by Antoine Martin


comment:6 Changed 7 years ago by Antoine Martin

Unless anything is still missing, please close.

comment:7 Changed 7 years ago by Antoine Martin

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

comment:8 Changed 16 months ago by migration script

this ticket has been moved to: https://github.com/Xpra-org/xpra/issues/625

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