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Wait for dock to be setup by Apple before modifying
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kcrawford committed Jun 5, 2016
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import sys, plistlib, subprocess, os, getopt, re, pipes, tempfile, pwd
import platform
import time

# default verbose printing to off
verbose = False
version = '2.0.2'
version = '2.0.3'

def usage(e=None):
"""Displays usage information and error if one occurred"""
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--display [folder|stack] how to display a folder's icon
--sort [name|dateadded|datemodified|datecreated|kind] sets sorting option for a folder view
-v verbose output
The following adds to the end of the current user's dock:
%(progname)s --add /Applications/
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print plist_path, 'does not seem to be a home directory or a dock plist'

# If we are modifying the currently logged in user's dock, wait for mod-count to be > 1 because dock is still being setup by Apple
if os.stat(plist_path).st_uid == os.stat('/dev/console').st_uid:
pl = readPlist(plist_path)
mod_count = int(pl.get('mod-count', 0))
seconds_waited = 0
while mod_count < 2 and seconds_waited < 5:
verboseOutput("Waiting for Apple's initial dock setup. Dock mod-count is: %s (should be > 1 after Apple's setup is done)" % mod_count)
seconds_waited += 1
verboseOutput("Waited %s seconds so far" % seconds_waited)
pl = readPlist(plist_path)
mod_count = int(pl.get('mod-count', 0))
if mod_count < 2:
verboseOutput("Warning: Timed out waiting for dock to be setup (mod-count > 1). Modifications may not work as expected without Apple's initial setup")

# check for each action and process accordingly
if remove_labels: # --remove action(s)
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