[aur-general] Moving xss-lock to community

Mar77i mar77i at protonmail.ch
Fri Jan 19 11:10:43 UTC 2018

-------- Original Message --------
 On January 19, 2018 11:52 AM, David Runge <dave at sleepmap.de> wrote:
>Fwitw (and sorry for hijacking), I recently tried xprintidle (with a forked upstream, different from the one in the AUR) and it seems to work.
> This might still be used in a script to lock screens automatically under X, but it's clunky. I'd much prefer a more complete solution, as xautolock is aging (not so well) and at least in my case produces undesirable  defuncts from time to time.
> xss-lock seemed too broken at that time, so I never used it.
> Are there any other alternatives not mentioned in the wiki?

I wrote xidle_dispatcher [0] myself, which I basically hook up to slock. Another tool I know of does basically the same thing, both being more or less what xssstate.c[1] does.


[0] https://github.com/mar77i/xidle_dispatcher
[1] https://git.suckless.org/xssstate/tree/xssstate.c

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