[sugar] Killing hung activities
Tue Jul 29 09:48:26 EDT 2008
Indeed, the need for this has been expressed in a long forgotten ticket. I
do think it's something we should support in some fashion, and something
worth a look for 9.1. More comments on the ticket:
(The "in the ring" activities mentioned are now "in the top edge of the
On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 5:35 AM, Bernie Innocenti <bernie at codewiz.org>wrote:
> Today I was testing Paing in Joyride and managed to hung it in a
> way that hogs the CPU.
> There seems to be no way to kill such an activity from Sugar.
> Stop just tries to close the X window, which is ineffective in
> such cases.
> We'd need to fire a timer to check if the activity is still there
> after a few seconds and, in that case, send a SIGKILL. A safer
> design would pop a Wait/Force Quit window before proceeding.
> \___/ Bernie Innocenti - http://www.codewiz.org/
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