Scripts/wmEnable

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wmEnable.py

#!/usr/bin/pythonw
"""
This is an evil undocumented SPI hack that shows how to enable GUI operation
from a console application.

BUNDLES ARE RECOMMENDED, USE THIS AT YOUR OWN RISK!!
"""
import os
import sys
import objc
from Foundation import *

def S(*args):
    return b''.join(args)

OSErr = objc._C_SHT
OUTPSN = b'o^{ProcessSerialNumber=LL}'
INPSN = b'n^{ProcessSerialNumber=LL}'

FUNCTIONS=[
    # These two are public API
    ( u'GetCurrentProcess', S(OSErr, OUTPSN) ),
    ( u'SetFrontProcess', S(OSErr, INPSN) ),
    # This is undocumented SPI
    ( u'CPSSetProcessName', S(OSErr, INPSN, objc._C_CHARPTR) ),
    ( u'CPSEnableForegroundOperation', S(OSErr, INPSN) ),
]

def WMEnable(name='Python'):
    if not isinstance(name, bytes):
        name = name.encode('utf8')
    mainBundle = NSBundle.mainBundle()
    bPath = os.path.split(os.path.split(os.path.split(sys.executable)[0])[0])[0]
    if mainBundle.bundlePath() == bPath:
        return True
    bndl = NSBundle.bundleWithPath_(objc.pathForFramework('/System/Library/Frameworks/ApplicationServices.framework'))
    if bndl is None:
        print >>sys.stderr, 'ApplicationServices missing'
        return False
    d = {}
    objc.loadBundleFunctions(bndl, d, FUNCTIONS)
    for (fn, sig) in FUNCTIONS:
        if fn not in d:
            print >>sys.stderr, 'Missing', fn
            return False
    err, psn = d['GetCurrentProcess'](None)
    if err:
        print >>sys.stderr, 'GetCurrentProcess', (err, psn)
        return False
    err = d['CPSSetProcessName'](psn, name)
    if err:
        print >>sys.stderr, 'CPSSetProcessName', (err, psn)
        return False
    err = d['CPSEnableForegroundOperation'](psn)
    if err:
        print >>sys.stderr, 'CPSEnableForegroundOperation', (err, psn)
        return False
    err = d['SetFrontProcess'](psn)
    if err:
        print >>sys.stderr, 'SetFrontProcess', (err, psn)
        return False
    return True

class AppDelegate(NSObject):
    def applicationDidFinishLaunching_(self, sender):
        rval = AppKit.NSRunAlertPanel(u'WM Enabled', u'WM was enabled!', None, None, None)
        AppKit.NSApp().terminate_(self)

if __name__ == "__main__":
    import sys
    if WMEnable(os.path.basename(os.path.splitext(sys.argv[0])[0])):
        import AppKit
        app = AppKit.NSApplication.sharedApplication()
        delegate = AppDelegate.alloc().init()
        app.setDelegate_(delegate)
        app.run()
    else:
        print('WM was not enabled')