[MPlayer-dev-eng] Question for dev's: Does mplayer disable DPMS timeouts? "xset q" looks good, but timeouts never trigger
Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Thu Sep 8 10:54:01 CEST 2011
On Wed, Sep 07, 2011 at 03:38:16PM +0200, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On 7 Sep 2011, at 12:47, Nicolas George <nicolas.george at normalesup.org> wrote:
> > Le primidi 21 fructidor, an CCXIX, Erik Auerswald a écrit :
> >> That sounds like a bug (a regression; at least an undocumented change in
> >> behaviour). Current mplayer (as of this weekend) and older versions as long
> >> as I can remember stop the screensaver and DPMS from blanking the
> >> monitor while watching a movie.
> >> If some program calling mplayer to play some movies does wish to play a
> >> movie that cannot be seen (because the monitor is turned off), that program
> >> should specify the -nostop-xscreensaver option.
> > I tend to agree: -stop-screensaver should be the default.
> > Changing:
> > int stop_xscreensaver = 0;
> > to ... = 1 in libvo/x11_common.c should be enough.
> I have no objections, I just didn't get around to it.
I changed it, everyone please complain if you don't like something
about how it works now.
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