It is possible to unload and reload the LaunchAgent, but all existing processes spawned by launchd in your session will have the wrong value for the DISPLAY environment variable. That's why the (not currently shown) dialog will encourage the user to logout in this scenario.
--Jeremy > On Sep 17, 2016, at 00:11, SciFi <sci...@hush.ai> wrote: > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA256 > > > > > Hi, > > On Sun, 11 Sep 2016 03:46:27 -0700, Jeremy Huddleston Sequoia wrote: >> Yeah, that should work as a workaround. >> >> The real fix is to update the postinstall script to detect this situation >> and advise users to logout and log back in. >> >> --Jeremy > > ah yes, > I have this app, > http://www.soma-zone.com/LaunchControl/ . > It does show the changed value for > 'org.macosforge.xquartz.startx'. > But me not having logged-out/in > then apparently I was using the 'old in-core value' for this. > Is there a mechanism to update this "on the fly" as it were? > > Anyway, > yes please insert some kind of wordage somehow > to explain this change > and how to properly pick it up > etc.. > > btw > I still have not signed-out/in during these days > since I need the iMac to do several scheduled tasks > (usually via 'cron', some via EyeTV.app, etc.) > thru the 24-hour period. > > fwiw > latest LaunchControl.app version still works for me, > since it's designed to run on SL > and this "iMac6,1" has a 64-bit CPU (Core2Duo) > (but its EFI/BIOS ROM is still 32-bit > which is why I must be able to afford another [newer] model > to do any 'upgrade' whatsoever, > `sigh`). > > So I need to re-iterate, > if it's possible for such values > to be altered > "dynamically" > in such way > that a sign-out/in is _not_ required > ? > Please consider doing this if possible. > > (as of 'now', I _did_ sign-out/in to pick-up the change[s]) > > TY > > > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- > > iQEcBAEBCAAGBQJX3ORUAAoJEKkeWNKet7+KYjYH+wWyTk1ujIzdYq/SP/sDOyrN > 8gJVoPv8djkh+3Wampa0AbU1pX0QzZgPEtDdGdu2kGVQPZLVTiym3mjSw4hoq3yN > 72X/n1ChNWf8lvJ6o4xdI7T279CsUUSm2D4QzezJP0ftuWVJMPdAFRw5GqMFAq3e > msOncyBtg7svzHVjbDuVHg1h48EIvd/+GCKI67ZtIARVBAoETeGJEtlvFFGIkWg+ > 1AFVMOjQTHVO7E7EI9jP/7o9MuVYgOGfY5nnoaGN2qLvQ3FGVO81Yc0S/mfR9E5e > ZKDub7EcNVAByi6cBlBce4fjS7qz8yTspV/QidssUH2wJpZoT5kDu8KqsJVlVEI= > =zae/ > -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- > > > _______________________________________________ > Xquartz-dev mailing list > Xquartzfirstname.lastname@example.org > https://lists.macosforge.org/mailman/listinfo/xquartz-dev >
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