Catching resume from suspend?

Dario Freddi drf54321 at
Mon Dec 7 19:26:03 GMT 2009

On Monday 07 December 2009 19:49:36 Anders Lund wrote:
> Thiago Macieira skrev:
> > > Doing the right thing sounds good! Of course this would require to
> > > install a file in /usr/lib/pm-utils/sleep.d, but that should be all.
> > > The dbus message is sent by pm-action, which is running on behalf of
> > > hal. Is it a problem for KDE to install such a file?
> > >
> > > I'm not very familliar with dbus, but i understand that a dbus message
> > > can be a signal that anyone can connect to. So if the signal is sent,
> > > any application or applet should be able to catch it?
> >
> > Indeed, but you cannot send such a signal unless you've given yourself
> > permissions on the system bus.
> >
> > And if you send a signal under the org.freedesktop.Hal hierarchy, you
> >  should  *at least* ask the HAL developers for permission....
> Well, I'll happily do that, or maybe contact the pm-utils team. I'm very
> interrested in finding a sensible, lasting solution.
> Judging from the pm-utils documentation, this is however a key feature. In
>  my /usr/lib/pm-utils/sleep.d there are scripts from netcfg,
>  networkmanager, pm- utild itself, some kernel related ones, amongst
>  others.
> And I do not see any harm in this, it seems that -everybody- many people
> wants this information to be available.
> It also seems that noone have a better solution at this time.
> But thanks for the comments, I will try and get in touch with pm-utils
>  people.

/me wonders if anybody reads what he writes...

FYI, HAL is dead, and I won't repeat what I already said twice



Dario Freddi
KDE Developer
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