[mythtv-users] 0.22 VDPAU video doesn't reappear after xscreensaver

Jay Merrifield fracmak at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 02:59:46 UTC 2009

Wouldn't the event to redraw the VDPAU overlay be the unpausing of the
video? You already turn off DPMS and ping the screensavers to wake
everything up, why not just redraw the overlay just to be safe?


>2009/11/16 Yeechang Lee <ylee[at]pobox.com>:
>> Once I moved to trunk (and now stock 0.22), I found that the paused
>> video does not reappear. Whatever xscreensaver module is running
>> stops, and audio resumes, but the screen remains blank. Exiting
>> playback properly returns mythfrontend to Watch Recordings, and again
>> playing the recording also works. This only happens with VDPAU; the
>> problem does not exist with Xv. The screen also always properly
> resumees when exiting xscreensaver after it triggers outside playback.
>fwiw, this is an issue I'm aware of and tried to fix before 0.22 went
>out. When using the VDPAU overlay, the colorkey needs to be redrawn
>once overwritten by another app, window etc. In the screensaver case I
>couldn't find any event that was being posted to tell mythfrontend
>that the screensaver had de-activated and hence a re-draw was needed.
>I'll have another look - though any suggestions are welcome.
>Thanks and regards
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