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Re: [KDE4] what component does the screenlocking?




Am 2017-02-28 19:47, schrieb René J.V. Bertin:
On Tuesday February 28 2017 18:35:59 Martin Gräßlin wrote:

Erm you count translations as commits? If not then trust the maintainer

Please, I can read:
commit 46f1055ffdcd2e068296576a7824012f42e9b9a8
Author: Wolfgang Bauer <wbauer@xxxxxx>
Date:   Tue Aug 4 19:51:05 2015 +0200

    Fix input focus for KDM's dialogs when GrabInput is not active

which is not at all related to the screenlocker architecture. It's KDM.


A bit further down there's even (shock! horror! :])
commit b904af164637e05b1d0a861a8aac3bd548204299
Author: Andrey Bondrov <andrey.bondrov@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date:   Wed Mar 25 02:15:52 2015 +1000

    Backport Aurorae fixes from Plasma 5.2

That is KWin, again totally unrelated to the lock screen architecture. And that patch went in without approval by the maintainer and without review. My reaction was: "I'm surprised by that. There won't be any more 4.11 releases unless there are security issues."

Overall it just proves the point: you have no idea about that old code and need hand holding. I hope nobody wastes their time by hand holding you.