writing my own screensaver

Pekka Paalanen ppaalanen at gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 14:59:13 UTC 2017

On Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:41:40 +0000
"thilo.cestonaro at ts.fujitsu.com" <thilo.cestonaro at ts.fujitsu.com> wrote:

> Hey there!
> I wanted to write my own screensaver program, but have no glue where
> to start. The example screensaver client is gone from the sources
> since 1.9, so I wondered if there is some docu which can help to
> implement a screensaver.
> AFAI can see is the screensaver interface gone too, right?
> Or can I implement just a fullscreen app which is mentioned in the
> weston.ini as screensaver and weston will use that? 


you cannot do that without specific compositor support, and Weston
indeed has no support at all anymore. Other compositors might have
their own interfaces.

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