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Month: April 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Latest tsak patch report (GIT hash 6cfb160)

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2012 14:24:17 -0500
>>> I have also repaired the desktop lock in GIT hash
>>> 50739c9--you should no longer have the desktop and icon problems you
>>> were
>>> experiencing earlier. If they do persist please let me know!
>> After rebuilding this took a long while to test because I could not
>> discover any repeatable patterns. Because of that, the testing was
>> confusing.
>> Here is what happens on my desktop with the latest patches.
>> ============================================
>> When in graphical login mode and TSAK enabled:
>> * Pressing Ctrl-Alt-Delete causes a Secure Desktop Area dialog to
>> appear.
>> Because of the nature of the process I could not grab a screen image.
>> Here
>> is an image with my digital camera:
>> * The Switch User and Logoff Menu buttons are ghosted/disabled. I don't
>> know how to enable or why they are disabled.
> <snip>
> They are not yet implemented.
>> Overall, I am unable to discern patterns to repeat the events I am
>> sharing. Hence the ugly report. Let me know what further testing you
>> want
>> or need. Testing this locking mechanism is one of the more time
>> consuming
>> tests because of the weird events, which require restarting the session
>> because only one lock is allowed and then the feature stops working.
> This is VERY odd.  Can you look in your .xsession_errors log after the
> desktop lock stops working and see if there are any odd messages in there?
> Tim

The steps to replicate the desktop icon problem are:
1.) Set the screen saver interval to something short like 1 minute
2.) Wait for screen saver to activate
3.) Move mouse.  Viola, icons are now gone.

Working on this...