[openbox] building & restarting
mgraybosch at starbreaker.net
Thu Oct 9 23:59:44 EDT 2003
Brett Campbell wrote:
> This works fantastically. In the meanwhile, i had been looking at the
> symlinks in /proc. Because Linux r0xors so much (as some would say),
> I could `make uninstall` in the old source tree, with the old window-
> manager still running (as a reference to it and its inode still
> existed on disk), and then `make install` in the new source tree and
> then restart. Voila!! Cat'ing the /proc/pid/exe symlink shows the
> new executable running. How sweet is that!!
> Thanks for the help.
No problem. I just emerged rc3 a few minutes ago, and hit "restart".
Everything works like a charm so far.
Now to finish updating those old "ever night" themes I did for ob2, now
that the theme format is "stable". Maybe this weekend.
"Religion is a social disease; reason is the only known cure."
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