[MPlayer-dev-eng] [RFC] kde screensaver stuff using system()

Nicolas George nicolas.george at ens.fr
Tue Feb 6 21:44:13 CET 2007

L'octidi 18 pluviôse, an CCXV, Diego Biurrun a écrit :
> A way out of this dilemma might be generating keypress events at regular
> intervals.  It promises to work across all platforms and not need to be
> extended for the screensaver du jour ..

I submitted a patch to do exactly that some time ago:


It has been two years, and since no one cared, I did not insist. It probably
does not apply on current code, but the core function should be reusable
(and finding documentation about XTest is not really easy).

I also started a thread about a desktop-wide do-not-disturb protocol on a
Freedesktop mailing-list:


but it ended nowhere :(
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