[MPlayer-dev-eng] Re: mplayer and xscreensaver problems
noisyb at gmx.net
Thu Aug 22 19:15:13 CEST 2002
> > I've communicated with xscreensaver author and he made rather good point
> > that mplayer should periodically issue "wake-up" commands to xscreensaver
> > rather terminating and restarting it.
> > I have a simple patch to implement such technique, the only thing I have
> > trouble doing is letting xscreensaver behave regularly when mplayer is
> > paused.
> you mean "his method", so executing a shell command every second?
> it's simply dumb & nonsense and makes playback jerky
> it may work for multithreaded players but won't for mplayer...
> search teh archive, this was discussed in a too long thread already here
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i thought mplayer is a screensaver..
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