[mythtv-users] Problem with SVN changeset 24559 - xdg-screensaver

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu May 13 17:10:19 UTC 2010

On 05/13/2010 10:48 AM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 05/12/2010 17:24 PM, Tom Lichti wrote:
>> Is anyone else having issues with this change? I get a ton of these 
>> in the logs:
>> 2010-05-12 16:56:30.269 ScreenSaverXDG: Calling xdg-screensaver reset
>> 2010-05-12 16:56:30.437 ScreenSaverXDG: Calling xdg-screensaver reset
> That will happen when you run with -v playback.  :)
>> and there is a problem with playback, if you pause, or bring up the
>> menu, the playback screen gets screwed up (it's like a screen door is
>> placed over the screen) and will not go away. If you pause playback,
>> the effect goes away, in that you can now see the screen, but when you
>> un-pause it it goes back to the screen door effect. At first I thought
>> it was because I didn't have a screen saver setup (I think it was
>> using a built in xfce one), so I installed xscreensaver, but there is
>> no change. It's like the feature does the opposite of what is
>> intended. The only way to fix it is to exit the recording and start
>> playing again.
>> I'm going to revert the change, just to make sure that's actually the
>> problem, but it's sure suspicious.
> The problem is xdg-screensaver and the fact that you're using KDE and 
> the fact that the screensaver DBus interface KDE* uses is brain-dead.  
> The screen door is your screensaver program.
> I'll be putting a fix in soon (attached).

Used a different fix.  xdg-screensaver support is now gone.  Until 
distros/desktop environments actually care to support it, we won't use 
it.  svn up.


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