Re: [dev] [slock] patch for avoiding hardcoded root-check

From: Michael Stummvoll <>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 15:03:07 +0100

On 23.01.2012 14:28, Kurt H Maier wrote:
> Not all distributions even have a shadow group.
the patch in slock.c is indepedent of this group, it just checks if it can get the password-entry,
so it still runs on systems without shadow-group. It doesn't matter at all if you realize the access
with setuid root, setgid shadow or something else.

With the Makefile your object may is right. Maybe somebody finds a better solution here than mine

Kind Regards,
Received on Mon Jan 23 2012 - 15:03:07 CET

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