Alexander Toresson alexander.toresson at
Wed Dec 3 22:02:35 CET 2008

On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 9:56 PM, Brian J. Tarricone <bjt23 at> wrote:
> Mișu Moldovan wrote:
>> "Brian J. Tarricone" <bjt23 at> a scris:
>>> 3) How does it "not integrate"?  It can be launched just fine via xinitrc
>>> or the xdg autostart mechanism, and comes with a nice gtk2 GUI for
>>> configuring it.  There's even a compile-time option to add a "New Login"
>>> button to the enter-password dialog that runs gdmflexiserver (which I
>>> imagine could be changed to run whatever you want).
>> When using xscreensaver, the dialog that prompts for a password when
>> unlocking the screen is not using GTK+, I think that's what Auke meant.
> That's all just border widths and colors and shadowing.  I bet one could
> make the unlock dialog look very much like a gtk window with some work.  Of
> course, that would would have to be repeated for every gtk theme, which
> sucks.
> I'd suggest not using gtk for the widget handling, but instead just manually
> paint stuff using gtk's drawing functions, but sadly gtk theme engines are
> generally the worst offenders when it comes to making gtk unstable.

Perhaps you could run a gtk application in the background, painting to
an invisible window, and just transferring the results to

Or something :)

// Alexander

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