[MPlayer-users] alsa 0.9.1- xscreensaver

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Mon Mar 24 15:18:14 CET 2003

On Mon, Mar 24, 2003 at 11:08:05AM +0100, Petr Pajas wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> D Richard Felker III <dalias at aerifal.cx> writes:
> > A much better solution (WHY WON'T SOMEONE IMPLEMENT THIS???) is to
> > killall -STOP xscreensaver when starting and killall -CONT
> > xscreensaver on exit.
> I've tried, not satisfactory :-( It blanks screen and starts
> screensaver as soon as mplayer exits (if the movie is long enough of
> course).

The send the ping to xscreensaver right before the SIGCONT. That
should work...


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