[pulseaudio-discuss] Accessing audio as root
lennart at poettering.net
Mon Jan 4 12:39:09 PST 2010
On Mon, 04.01.10 19:36, Colin Guthrie (gmane at colin.guthr.ie) wrote:
> 'Twas brillig, and Lennart Poettering at 04/01/10 19:06 did gyre and gimble:
> > I agree.
> >> and that adding hooks to consolekit (if they don't exist) and the
> >> concept of an "idle user" are probably more practical long term
> >> solutions.
> > "idle user"? By that you mean some pseudo user session that the
> > speakup daemon could be run under? If so, I agree.
> Yeah, the idea I was generally blundering around was that the "idle
> user" was a ck psuedo session that is "active" when no other session is
> marked as active - e.g. while sitting at a tty login prompt.
> I don't know if the getty system could launch a psuedo session itself so
> that ck doesn't specifically need to be aware of "idle" status - it was
> just my way of imagineering how I'd approach the problem which (by the
> sounds of things) was along the right lines (\o/)
getty based logins are currently registered in CK by means of the PAM
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