[PATCH] explorer: make process as system process.

Alexandre Julliard julliard at winehq.org
Thu Nov 19 21:30:48 CST 2015

Qian Hong <qhong at codeweavers.com> writes:

> One possible solution is to count threads as users rather than
> processes, but explorer.exe itself could have more than on thread,
> which makes this way complex. The attached patch use another way, just
> make explorer.exe an system process, and it will quit automatically
> few seconds after all user process exit. I don't know if there is a
> historical reason not to make explorer.exe a system process, or if
> there is a compatible reason, any background is great appreciated.

It's possible to create multiple virtual desktops, and you want them to
go away once they are no longer used. You can't have a bunch of desktop
windows stay around until the last app exits.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at winehq.org

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