Fall Back to ttydrv when DISPLAY is not set

Uwe Bonnes bon at elektron.ikp.physik.tu-darmstadt.de
Sun Apr 13 15:38:39 CDT 2003

>>>>> "Andreas" == Andreas Mohr <andi at rhlx01.fht-esslingen.de> writes:

    Andreas> On Sun, Apr 13, 2003 at 08:41:04PM +0200, Uwe Bonnes wrote:
    >>  Changelog wine/dlls/user/user_main.c: load_driver
    >> wine/dlls/gdi/driver.c: load_display_driver Fall back to the ttydrv
    >> when the DIPLAY variable is not set
    Andreas> What about falling back to including a patch? ;-)

    Andreas> BTW, do you print a SUFFICIENTLY LARGE warning message when
    Andreas> doing so?  Users should be aware that something "isn't ok" when
    Andreas> this happens...  (otherwise they'll keep running Wine with
    Andreas> ttydrv and not be aware of the real reason for this behaviour,
    Andreas> namely the missing DISPLAY variable) Anyway, since this is
    Andreas> going towards error handling, you should make sure that people
    Andreas> *know* what's going on instead of them confusedly deleting Wine
    Andreas> again ;-)

Do you perhaps sometimes log in on your machine on a slow line? 
Do you then feel like this is a configuration error you should get warned by
every programm you try to run?

E.g. "emacs" silently falls back that way too.

Uwe Bonnes                bon at elektron.ikp.physik.tu-darmstadt.de

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