how to prompt local console only when somebody is logged
jnw "at" realvnc.com
Fri Aug 20 11:33:00 2004
Personally, I think the default behaviour should actually be as you describe
i.e. only prompt if there is a user logged on. The current behaviour is not
very useful in the no-user-logged-on case.
In summary, I'll add it to the To-Do list for the next release. :)
Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.
> > I haven't tried in the new version, but I saw a thread
> where James 'Wez'
> > Weatherall of realvnc said that the global settings are always in
> > effect when running as a service, even when a user is
> logged in as of version 4.
> > If this is the case, it would take away the ability to use
> > settings based on whether someone is logged in to the
> machine or not.
> > Here is the thread I'm refering to:
> > http://www.realvnc.com/pipermail/vnc-list/2004-July/046131.html
> i can see why the user is frustrated by this change, but in
> terms of conceptual cleanliness, i can understand why the
> developers changed it to only use the system-wide settings.
> now i'm hoping for a system-wide setting that says "prompt
> only when a user is logged on"...
> > I, too, am interested in whether this can be done in
> version 4, so if
> > anyone can comment (Wez? ;), that would be great!
> cool. good to know i'm not alone. i was beginning to fear i
> had overlooked something very obvious, and everybody has
> already been doing what i want to do for ages....