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Re: xscreensaver and Motif...

Larry 'Daffy' Daffner wrote:
> Hi all,
> As the maintainer of xscreensaver, I have a few questions for users
> and potential users.
> When xscreensaver is compiled with Motif, it has a few additional
> capabilities:
> o It can be set to do locking, either through explicit direction by
>   xscreensaver-command, or automatically after a certain time period
>   (which can be different than the saver timeout).
> o It can run in 'demo mode', via xscreensaver-command, which displays
>   a dialog box containing all configured saver programs and allows the
>   user to select a mode and run it.
> I have not yet been able to get this functionality to work with
> Lesstif, but thanks to CheapBytes, I now have the real thing and can
> compile with Motif support, so that the above functionality works.
> So, the question: Would anyone like to see packages compiled with
> Motif for the extra functionality?  If so, would you like to see the
> Motif package replace or supplement the non-Motif version? Or does no
> one actually use xscreensaver, and I should just go stuff off and
> leave y'all alone? :)

There many company selling Motif, it would be easier if say we have
virtual packages called motif2, motif2-devel, etc...

Lawrence Chim	ychim@numbat.cs.rmit.edu.au

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