[Pkg-acpi-devel] Bug#722170: acpi-support: please implement a "Debian alternatives system" solution for x11 screen lock

M. Dietrich mdt at emdete.de
Sun Sep 8 18:01:38 UTC 2013

Package: acpi-support
Version: 0.141-2
Severity: wishlist

in /usr/share/acpi-support/screenblank is a big switch to detect & use the
installed screenserver. it provides a hardcoded priority list in case several
screenservers are avaiable. i love the screen to be locked when suspending but
i would prefere a way where the screenlock package maintainer can provide the
logic how to trigger the screenlock and include this in the "Debian
alternatives system".

the problem hit me cause i installed i3lock (and dropped xtrlock) and lost the

-- System Information:
Debian Release: jessie/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'oldstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.9-1-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages acpi-support depends on:
ii  acpi-fakekey       0.141-2
ii  acpi-support-base  0.141-2
ii  acpid              1:2.0.19-1
ii  lsb-base           4.1+Debian12
ii  pm-utils           1.4.1-11
ii  x11-xserver-utils  7.7~3

Versions of packages acpi-support recommends:
ii  rfkill                            0.4-2
pn  xscreensaver | gnome-screensaver  <none>

Versions of packages acpi-support suggests:
pn  radeontool  <none>
ii  vbetool     1.1-3
ii  xinput      1.6.0-1

-- no debconf information

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