Re: [dwm] [dvtm, patch] Locking the screen.

From: Marc Andre Tanner <>
Date: Mon, 9 Jun 2008 17:03:32 +0200

On Sat, May 31, 2008 at 01:42:14PM +0200, Claudio M. Alessi wrote:
> Hi to all dvtm users,
> i wrote a little'n simple routine which allow to lock the screen
> until a passphrase has been inserted. It's doesn't deal with encrypted
> key (that's because i don't need it; it's quite easy to implement, btw).
> I hope someone else (other than me) will found it useful too.

Hi again,

I have changed your patch a bit, the password is now read from the
keyboard if lock is called with a NULL argument. This should work for
people who are afraid that their password is stored in the binary
(see `strings dvtm`).

Your method is however still supported. Please test.


 Marc Andre Tanner >< >< GPG key: CF7D56C0

Received on Mon Jun 09 2008 - 17:05:20 UTC

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