suspend/hibernate support in xfce4-session
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Mon Nov 3 05:16:14 CET 2008
On Sun, 2 Nov 2008 20:13:20 -0800
"Brian J. Tarricone" <bjt23 at cornell.edu> wrote:
> On Sun, 2 Nov 2008 21:59:29 -0600 Robby Workman wrote:
> > On Sun, 2 Nov 2008 10:35:14 -0800
> > "Brian J. Tarricone" <bjt23 at cornell.edu> wrote:
> > > I'd maybe -- MAYBE -- consider adding some hooks to xfce4-session
> > > to allow people to execute arbitrary scripts before
> > > suspend/hibernate and after wakeup, but this is definitely not
> > > something for 4.6.
> > That would be duplicating functionality that's already available in
> > pm-utils, which is what HAL uses to do suspend operations.
> That's not really useful, as the pm-utils scripts would run as root,
> not as the logged-in user. And presumably you'd not want these kinds
> of scripts to run if a user isn't logged in, so going through pm-utils
> would be annoying.
Ah, okay, I misunderstood. It's obvious what he/you meant in
hindsight, but I suppose that's how it goes :-)
As an aside, I wonder if the pm-utils guys would be willing to
implement some sort of way to have it run scripts as the user
invoking the call (assuming that's easily doable)...
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