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Stop using G_SPAWN_CHILD_INHERITS_STDIN spawn flag

Evangelos Foutras requested to merge (removed):vte-0.62-spawn-flags into master

When this flag gets passed to vte_terminal_spawn_async(), vte 0.62 warns about it being part of the flag set returned by forbidden_spawn_flags().

Looking at the minimum required version, vte 0.38, vte itself used to automatically add G_SPAWN_CHILD_INHERITS_STDIN to the spawn flags. It stopped doing that in the 0.47.90 release and the commit message was:

(GNOME/vte) commit b517d20379c7a665e897f925ca3ecb7b778364f2


This makes no sense at all, since we redirect stdin to the PTY anyway.
Fixes a FIXME!

So, considering that:

  • vte used to add this flag automatically in past
  • vte dropped the flag as unnecessary in v0.47.90
  • vte 0.62 is warning about it and is ignoring it
  • the warning might be upgraded to a g_return_if_fail() in the future

It seems reasonable and safe to stop using the flag ourselves. :)

Fixes: #86 (closed)

Edited by Evangelos Foutras

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