caffeinate and caffeine-indicator broken in 2.9.0

Bug #1638042 reported by Reuben Thomas on 2016-10-31
This bug affects 3 people
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Reuben Thomas

Bug Description

xdg-screensaver does not allow the root window ID to be passed to "xdg-screensaver suspend", so caffeinate doesn't work. It also doesn't report the problem, which is annoying.

Aaron Wolf (wolftune) wrote :

would the same bug affect caffeine-indicator? That's also not working for me in KDE Neon.

Reuben Thomas (rrt) wrote :

Thanks again, it's exactly the same bug. I will retitle the issue to reflect that.

summary: - caffeinate broken in 2.9.0
+ caffeinate and caffeine-indicator broken in 2.9.0
Changed in caffeine:
status: New → Confirmed
assignee: nobody → Reuben Thomas (rrt)
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Reuben Thomas (rrt) wrote :

I will get a new release out with a fix ASAP.

Reuben Thomas (rrt) wrote :

Fixed in r654. New release on its way.

Changed in caffeine:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
importance: Undecided → High
Reuben Thomas (rrt) on 2016-11-04
Changed in caffeine:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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