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

Michael Meskes meskes at debian.org
Mon Sep 9 08:11:09 UTC 2013

On Sun, Sep 08, 2013 at 08:01:38PM +0200, M. Dietrich wrote:
> 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".

I think this is beyond the scope of acpi-support. An alternative system could be implemented by the different screensave packages bt not by a package just happening to use the screen savers.

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