Handling locking and other screensaver related things in power manager

Jarno Suni sunijarno at gmail.com
Wed Mar 31 11:56:40 CEST 2021

Currently there is a complicated code deciding how to lock in function
xfce_screensaver_lock in xfce4-power-manager/src/xfce-screensaver.c
I think it could be replaced simply by calling xflock4 sychronously.
I wonder if the power manager has to know about running screensaver
daemon then? There are functions like xfce_screensaver_inhibit that
use information about screensaver type, but could that be done by
xdg-screensaver commands suspend, resume and status (support of which
should be implemented for xfce4-screensaver)?

I have recently been working with adding support for

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