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Re: console-client close to initial check in


From: Niels Möller
Subject: Re: console-client close to initial check in
Date: 11 Sep 2002 22:19:28 +0200
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David Walter <address@hidden> writes:

> I was   thinking  about this as  I   have  been  using console-ncurses
> daily. When  I multi-attach remotely, or  locally, I receive _exactly_
> the  same vconsoles regardless  of login (userid).   I  view this as a
> very desirable feature. However, This would  pose a security hole, but
> this gives some other interesting options I think.
> 
> One of the options might be to have a mapping descriptor? (read that a
> translator) on some node /dev/vc?

I think the natural thing to do is to use the owner field and
permission bits of the nodes under /dev/vc.

/Niels




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