>> I propose to have user-land screen savers instead of KLD
>> screen savers.
>[ ... "performance degradation" ... ]
>[ ... "file access" ... ]
>I don't see either of these as being compelling arguments
>in favor of a user space implementation; I guess this means
>you want to do file access in your screen saver(s).

Both points/complaints/requests have been raised several times in our
mailing lists in the past. (Sorry, I don't keep copies.)

Some people don't like cputime eaten up by the screen saver in the

Some peopel want to write "interesting" screen savers...

>Now if you could run Windows screen saver modules, you
>might have a good argument for change, above and beyond
>"change for the sake of change".

Personally I am not interested in fancy screen savers :-) But, just want
to keep things tidy and keep the system running smoothly. By moving
much of the screen saver support from the console driver to the


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