screensaver and power manager dbus interfaces

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Thu Jun 1 12:50:34 EEST 2006

Rodrigo Moya wrote:
>On Wed, 2006-05-31 at 17:48 -0700, Bastian, Waldo wrote:
>> The screensaver interface looks good. What is the use case for the
>> "Poke" method?
>I guess it can be used by apps like video players to prevent the
>screensaver to fire while showing the movie.

It should be enough to disable the screensaver and re-enable it when done.

Disable/enable should be ref-counted so that if two applications ask for 
the screensaver to be disabled, both have to ask for it to be turned on 
again before it is.

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