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Re: [PATCH] implement menu_lock

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: [PATCH] implement menu_lock
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2008 21:13:01 +0100
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On Sunday 10 February 2008 14:09, Robert Millan wrote:
> Implement menu_lock.  This is a variable that locks the menu when set.
> It can be used by users to lock the menu, although there's no way to
> authenticate users for unlocking it, yet (but the procedure would be
> independant from this interface).

I think this should be named differently. "menu_lock" sounds like freezing a 
menu, but you also disable entering into the command line.

In GRUB Legacy, I used a variable "auth" to define the state of authorization 
(you can have a look at stage2/stage2.c). Was it so bad?


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