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Re: console-client close to initial check in


From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: console-client close to initial check in
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2002 19:16:52 +0200
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On Fri, Sep 13, 2002 at 07:07:08PM +0200, Niels Möller wrote:
> I guess David is running with very permissive ownership and access
> bits of the console server, if you configure things so that only root
> gets total control over the system consoles, then a mortal user will
> have difficulty to attach to them.

I don't see a need for them to be able to attach to them.  Maybe you should
illustrate what is the advantage in being able to do so.  I have thought up
various scenarios (public terminals etc), but can not bring myself to the
conclusion that it is a distinct feature that is worth to have.

Thanks,
Marcus

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