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Re: [E-devel] Suspend functionality for Entrance
On Fri, 25 Aug 2006 13:55:25 +0100 Essien Ita Essien <email@example.com>
> Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote:
> > On Fri, 25 Aug 2006 00:01:20 -0500 "Nathan Ingersoll" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > babbled:
> > <snip>
> > i think that maybe we need several layers.
> > 1. check pam as you suggested IF the halt/reboot/susbped/cpufreq pam
> > profile is there - if not go to second step
> > 2. check if user is logged in on the console
> > 3. check for a magic file (/etc/enlightenment/nohalt as a quick example) -
> > if it exists - deny halt or reboot or whatever (we can work out the
> > filenames later)
> > ?
> yup. soundz about right to me (with my limited knowledge of UNIX
> security programming :) ).
> Is this still looking like an exec out to a script? Anyone that is
> taking this up will need to take this all into consideration. Also you
> may want to look at how GNOME and KDE solve these issues, I think if I
> VNC into GNOME on FC5 for instance, I can't shutdown/reboot.
> Good Luck! ;)
fyi - e17 now has all of this built-in. :) not the full hog of permissions
checking - more simplistic (config file handled by root).
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