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

From: Markus Teich <>
Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:56:05 +0200

Klemens Nanni wrote:
> Setting `DontVTSwitch' in xorg.conf(5) disables this feature completely
> whereas chjj's fork (which mine is based on) blocks it in slock only, which is
> imho a much saner approach since there are many legitimate reasons to use
> multiple virtual terminals.
> Same story for `DontZap': I like quickly killing X with Ctrl+Alt+BS while this
> should obviously be forbidden on a locked screen.

Heyho Klemens,

Just put a wrapper script around it, if you don't want to enforce it as root.
That's what I meant by 'flexibility' and it is mentioned in the manpage after
the patch to empower you to choose to do it if you want. ;)

Received on Wed Sep 28 2016 - 21:56:05 CEST

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