[openbox] building & restarting

Matthew Graybosch 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.

Matthew Graybosch
"Religion is a social disease; reason is the only known cure."

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