Bug 172715 - gnome-screensaver can't use xscreensaver screensavers without migration-script
gnome-screensaver can't use xscreensaver screensavers without migration-script
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-screensaver (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Christopher Aillon
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Blocks: FC5Target
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Reported: 2005-11-08 11:56 EST by Ray Strode [halfline]
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-01-31 15:59:45 EST
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Description Ray Strode [halfline] 2005-11-08 11:56:04 EST
gnome-screensaver currently needs a migration script to convert xscreensaver's
screensaver configuration file format to gnome-screensaver's file format.

This migration script has to be run when the xscreensaver's screensavers are
installed, and adding gnome-screensaver specific migration scripts to
xscreensaver seems bad.

Instead, it would be better if gnome-screensaver just did the migration using
libxslt or something at runtime.
Comment 1 Christopher Aillon 2006-01-13 16:09:26 EST
What about a trigger in gnome-screensaver's spec that gets run when
xscreensaver* are installed?
Comment 2 Christopher Aillon 2006-01-27 16:03:49 EST
migrate something, red pill, blue pill. whatever.
Comment 3 Ray Strode [halfline] 2006-01-31 15:59:45 EST
should work in tomorrow's rawhide.

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