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

Tom Lichti redpepperracing at gmail.com
Thu May 13 17:23:34 UTC 2010

On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 1:10 PM, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> 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.

Alrighty then.

Thanks for the effort... :)


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