PATCH - implement LockWorkStation using xdg-screensaver

Steven Edwards winehacker at
Sat May 12 11:49:10 CDT 2007

Hi Hans,

On 5/12/07, Hans Leidekker <hans at> wrote:
> How about the following patch? I added an option --lock to wineboot
> which does an execvp using the Unix search path. LockWorkStation
> then calls CreateProcess on "wineboot --lock", analogous to what
> ExitWindowsEx does.
> When running in a virtual desktop we should probably give precedence
> to a Windows screensaver.
> Changelog
>   Implement LockWorkStation using xdg-screensaver.

Your patch seems like a much better method to me. I'll merge in to my
tree and test with Process Explorer tonight.

Steven Edwards

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