Re: [hackers] [PATCH] [slock] Remove faulty example and add a section on security considerations

From: FRIGN <>
Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:38:27 +0200

On Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:35:14 +0200
Markus Teich <> wrote:

Hey Markus,

> it's called *example* for a reason. ;)
> I think it serves two purposes very well:
> 1.) Hint the user that he can put his computer to sleep mode. Of
> course it's linux specific, but I estimate the probability of a
> non-linux user being able to adapt that higher than the probability
> of any user coming up with this use case at all.
> 2.) Show that the post-lock command is not run as root by default.
> Obviously sudo is just one way of regaining root for the post-lock
> command, but it's the most common and known one and therefore fits
> well for an *example*. The example sudo config line is not necessary
> however, so feel free to leave it out.

okay, you're right. Can't we do it like this and just not touch the
example just now and you just edit-merge the patch for the security
section (and changing the title of the patch)?
Before we make the release, maybe we can come up with a nice example.



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