Re: Preventing screensaver when playing movie?
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On Tue, 26 Feb 2008 20:22:37 +0100 Erik <esigra@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Dotan Cohen skrev: > > On 26/02/2008, Harald Braumann <harry@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > > >> > How can the media player achieve this with xorg? > >> > >> AFAIK xine sends fake shift key press events. I guess this is the > >> safest way of fooling any programme that tries to do something > >> after an inactivity time-out. > >> > > I have looked at XTestFakeKeyEvent. Is that what xine is using? Sorry, I don't know the technical details. > > That could be problematic with Sticky Keys users, like myself. I > > might just hit Enter in an email, and have it registered as > > Shift-Enter and therefore sent, when I do not want that. > > > Is there a safe key to send? Or some even better way? I want it to be > implement as an API call in SDL, so that all SDL programs can use it. Again, I don't know the technical details but you could look at the xine source, how they do it. I guess if there were issues with sticky keys, xine would have a bug report about it. harry
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