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Re: gdm/Gnome/KDE and device permissions

On Wednesday 11 October 2006 14:12 pm, Gernot Salzer wrote:
> Don't mechanisms like libpam_devperm grant exclusive access?
> On login the ownership of the devices is set to the console user,
> and only the owner is granted rwx-rights. On logout
> ownership/permissions of the device revert to the old setting.

That doesn't prevent a user from e.g. writing a program to keep /dev/dsp open 
after logout and then on request play a sound clip designed to embarrass the 
current user.
Daniel Schepler

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