[MPlayer-users] mplayer and screen savers

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at fantomas.sk
Fri Sep 6 17:53:35 CEST 2013

>Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uhlar at fantomas.sk> writes:
>> the funny part is that when xscreensaver is not running, it works as
>> expected, while some time ago it was the opposite (OK with
>> xscreensaver, wrong without it).

On 06.09.13 08:33, Charles Philip Chan wrote:
>Did you forget to put:
>    heartbeat-cmd="xscreensaver-command -deactivate &"
>in your mplayer.conf file?

forget? Since when is this needed and why doesn't "-stop-xscreensaver" work
for disabling xscreensaver?

... aha. Now I see in the 1.0rc5 changelog:

     * reworked screensaver disabling support, most users will need to use
       -heartbeat-cmd due to screensaver authors failing to design a common

I wonder if presence of xscreensaver couldn't be avoided the old way if its
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