Preventing screensaver when playing movie?
graeme2 at argyllcms.com
Wed Mar 5 17:50:11 PST 2008
Scott J. Harmon wrote:
> I don't know much about the internals of the X server, but doesn't it
> need to keep track of clients so that when they are killed memory and
> other resources are released? Why would the screensaver suspend be any
> different. IMO, the app should call XScreenSaverSuspend(True) *once*
> (not 30 frames per second). And then either call
> XScreenSaverSuspend(False) when it is done, or simply exit and let X
> clean up.
I'm sure that's how it works. That's not really the problem.
The problem is all the screensaver applications that don't hook into
the Screen Saver extension.
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