wayland screen locker and security in general
bacn at zhasha.com
Wed Apr 6 03:00:58 PDT 2011
On Wed, 2011-04-06 at 11:42 +0200, Michal Suchanek wrote:
> 2011/4/5 Vinícius dos Santos Oliveira <vini.ipsmaker at gmail.com>:
> >> How will apps like mplayer/vlc/browsers-playing-videos tell the compositor
> >> that they are "busy" drawing and that the lock should NOT be engaged even
> >> though there hasn't been any keyboard/mouse activity for long stretches? As
> >> compared to "default" apps that just paint "im bored" over and over again,
> >> where the idle lock should get switched on...
> > Take a look at
> > http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xdg/2009-April/010317.html
> So is dbus absolutely required part of wayland then?
No, but as it is a standard desktop component for IPC it seems fitting
to use it. The specification is intentionally vague on the subject.
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