Re: call to scan in

Michael McLay (
Tue, 21 Jun 94 11:55:59 EDT writes:
> I suspect that Tk maintains a list of active applications on a
> resource in the X server, and that Tk apps that get killed don't
> remove themselves from the list. To counter this effect in, I
> added an explicit check -- app names for which a simple command fails
> are not listed in the menu (see the fillAppsMenu function).
> Are you telling me that sometimes Tk windows are visible that are not
> shown in the menu?

I tried a different copy of and the missing menu item problem
disappeared. Applications that died without being removed from the X
server resource list do appear in the menu.