Bug#196732: xserver-common: nix 'allowed_users' in Xwrapper.config; use 'xok' group instead
On Mon, 9 Jun 2003 12:01:22 -0500, Branden Robinson <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>I am probably not going to act on your implicit request (to trash the
>allowed_users variable and functionality).
>The reason is that, as documented in Xwrapper.config(5), "allowed_users"
>doesn't have to do with the invoking user's identity, but rather whether
>or not the user has control of a virtual console device.
Well, thanks; i get the /intent/ of it, now.
However, when the variable is set to "rootonly", the /effect/ is one
that is based entirely on the user's identity.