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Re: PR/43804 CVS commit: pkgsrc/multimedia/mplayer
The following reply was made to PR pkg/43804; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Pierre Pronchery <khorben%defora.org@localhost>
Cc: Matthew Mondor <mm_lists%pulsar-zone.net@localhost>,
Subject: Re: PR/43804 CVS commit: pkgsrc/multimedia/mplayer
Date: Sun, 07 Nov 2010 16:00:00 +0100
On 06/11/2010 21:05, Matthew Mondor wrote:
> On Sat, 6 Nov 2010 18:10:05 +0000 (UTC)
> Pierre Pronchery <khorben%defora.org@localhost> wrote:
> > I have compiled mplayer on NetBSD 5.1_RC4, pkgsrc-2010Q2 with this fix
> > applied, and for some reason it still does not prevent the screensaver
> > from blanking the screen. I'm investigating...
> I checked briefly the mplayer code and it seems that if the configure
> script is able to invoke XScreenSaverSuspend() in a test program, it
> will link against the libXss library automatically (and then uses the
> XScreenSaver(3)/Xss(3) API). This is only expected to work with screen
> savers which support the Xss API, or for which the XResetScreenSaver
> API can be used as heartbeat. mplayer is already linked against libXss
> here, but not using any screensaver other than DPMS, I can't confirm it
In fact everything seems to be fine with mplayer now. My problem is
apparently with xscreensaver now, which does not use scrnsaver.h/Xss at all.
I have therefore used another program to test this patch:
I'd consider this PR good to be closed then.
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