New SE-DBUS patch

Havoc Pennington hp at
Fri Jun 25 22:33:27 PDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-06-25 at 15:23, Colin Walters wrote:
> Eek.  In that case, barring SE-X, there isn't any way to reliably get a
> security context - since the X server is acting as an intermediary,
> correct?

Yep, absolutely. 

The good news is that we expect to use only UNIX domain sockets for
talking to the systemwide bus. This kind of issue would only apply to
the session bus. We have the same problem with e.g. a TCP socket I would
think (we can't have a context for one of those, right?)

> Right.  For transports other than Unix, I think we have to basically
> punt and return some sort of default context.



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