[Geany-devel] Patch to control different geany instances

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at xxxxx
Mon Nov 23 21:03:59 UTC 2009

On Sun, 15 Nov 2009 13:28:56 +0100, Jörn wrote:

>at first: congratulations for this great piece of software! It's fun to
>work with it, everything is well documented and goes straight forward.
>Just one little bit was missing for me and adding it was easy ;)
>Attached you find a tiny patch which adds a new command line option: 
>--socket-file. This way you can have different geany instances running 
>(e.g. one on each workspace) and are able to push new files to a 
>specific instance.
>This applies as well to this feature request:
>  http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=2896027&group_id=153444&atid=787794
>e.g. by using this cmd line to open files:
>  geany --socket-file=/tmp/geany-sock-$( xprop -root
> _NET_CURRENT_DESKTOP | awk '{print $3}' )

Committed, thanks.
I used the above command as a short example in the documentation. Hope
it reads ok.


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