Re: [dev] slock - cannot log in

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2009 11:46:37 +0000

2009/12/17 pancake <>:
> I wonder if it could be possible to add a static password for slock.
> The reason is that because of dpms, it is common to type the password
> without seeing anytihng on screen and then with dpms on discover that
> somebody in the chat told you something and you replied with your
> password.
> No, this never happened to me ;) but it's a possible scenario, another one
> i can imagine is that somebody just lock your X with a modified slock to
> retrieve your user password.
> If the slock password gets different from the user one it will be good
> because this way your user password keeps as secret as is. And you
> dont need to type it for everything.
> I would like to see such option in config.h (not mandatory)
> Do somebody agrees?

DPMS is removed from slock in hg tip because of these issues.

Kind regards,
Received on Thu Dec 17 2009 - 11:46:37 UTC

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