Re: [dev] [surf] [PATCHES] (1) GConf URL schema handlers (2) delete _SURF_GO xprop (3) close stdout sending XID

From: Adam Strzelecki <>
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2011 16:16:30 +0200

> Security isn't kept. This seems like more of a prevention of accidental disclosure than real security. (And therefore pointless...?)
> As an example, with this patch applied, run the following:
> The output in the spy terminal is:
> _SURF_GO: not found
> _SURF_GO(UTF8_STRING) = 0x61, 0x73, 0x64, 0x66 == "asdf"
> _SURF_GO: not found

You're absolutely right, thanks for noticing that flaw in my patch. Do you have any idea if it is possible to set up some write-only atom in X11 or we would need something else like unix socket, to prevent some other party spying what URLs are sent to *surf*?


Adam Strzelecki
Received on Mon Apr 11 2011 - 16:16:30 CEST

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