Xscreensaver configurator in XFCE settings panel

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at cornell.edu
Sun Sep 21 03:21:18 CEST 2008

On Sun, 21 Sep 2008 02:05:12 +0200 Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:

> On sam, 2008-09-20 at 15:47 -0700, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> > Alternatively, we could just include anything that has
> > DesktopSettings in it, and doesn't have an OnlyShowIn that would
> > otherwise hide it from
> > us.  I'm not sure that's the best idea, but... maybe?  What do
> > people think?
> That could be a good idea, yes. But anyway, for example,
> gnome-screensaver preferences has a OnlyShowIn=GNOME so it won't
> appear. But that's crap in gnome-screensaver, not in the method.

That's a shame, actually -- if people are using Xfce with
gnome-screensaver, then they won't see the prefs app for it.

> Not sure it's really needed anyway, because it will appear in the
> Settings menu. Depends if the Xfce Settings Manager should handle all
> possible settings stuff, not sure.

Well, no, it won't, in this case, anyway.

We had little wrapper MCS plugins for things like screensaver, so
they'd show up in the settings manager.  It would be nice to be able to
replicate this with the new manager.


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