xscreensave and power management

Jani Monoses jani.monoses at gmail.com
Tue Mar 7 16:53:48 UTC 2006

> Jani .. correct me if i'm wrong ...
> from what i've undesrtood (thanks even to crimsum), the problem is
> that x-s-s can't start on "LOW_BATTERY" signals ... and this affects
> just laptops.
> dbus sends such signals ... saying the % of the battery. Is it all we
> need? I mean ...
> should we have just something that can check the battery % and
> eventually run it  ?

I don't know anything about xss internals so I cant't help here.
I don't think this is much of an issue since breezy had xscreenserver
and it worked ok. I know they took out some patches they made to xss
in breezy and maybe power mgmt ones were among them. Ogra should know

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