[PATCH weston v3 7/8] Define the screensaver inhibitor client interface
ppaalanen at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 07:31:20 UTC 2016
On Wed, 8 Jun 2016 13:59:36 -0700
Bryce Harrington <bryce at osg.samsung.com> wrote:
> On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 06:02:09PM +0300, Pekka Paalanen wrote:
> > On Thu, 7 Apr 2016 16:44:22 -0700
> > Bryce Harrington <bryce at osg.samsung.com> wrote:
> > > Hook up the API defined in wayland-protocols to allow client screensaver
> > > inhibition requests.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Bryce Harrington <bryce at osg.samsung.com>
> > > ---
> > > v2: Update for protocol rename
> > >
> > > Makefile.am | 9 +++++++--
> > > clients/simple-shm.c | 28 ++++++++++++++++++++++++----
> > > 2 files changed, 31 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> > Hi,
> > I would really wish we didn't add any more stuff into simple-shm, or
> > any of the simple-* clients, unless it is essential to them.
> > Something like the subsurfaces demo would be more suitable, that would
> > allow you to test the inhibi... hmm, wait, no, all subsurfaces there
> > are still inside the parent. I think you need a new test client that
> > creates a subsurface outside of the main surface, so you can test the
> > inhibitor inheritance.
> Given the subsurfaces stuff seems to still be a source of disagreement,
> and evidently is something I totally am not grokking, I don't want to
> get into implementing subsurface support. The typical client won't be
> using subsurfaces, so a simpler demo would be more relevant for them.
> For clients that *do* use subsurfaces, well it sounds like they could
> have quite a diverse range of behavioral needs regarding inhibition, so
> making a good subsurface demo sounds like it could get rather involved.
> I do understand your point about wanting to avoid shoehorning more
> features into the simple-* clients; they're already kind of a hodge
> podge. So I'll look at creating a new client like simple-shm that is
> boiled down to just showing off the inhibit feature with a single top
> level surface.
I do not think they are that hodge-podge. If you want, I can list and
justify all features in each of them, I believe.
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