[pulseaudio-discuss] My computer thinks I'm schizophrenic, is PA for me?

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Sun Apr 18 20:08:38 PDT 2010

On Sat, 17.04.10 18:28, Tanu Kaskinen (tanuk at iki.fi) wrote:

> On Sat, 2010-04-17 at 16:42 +0200, Jan Braun wrote:
> > Hmm, why not? I've set up PA as you describe (except for the additional
> > auth-group parameter), and PA is creating entries in /dev/shm , even for
> > other users than "albert".
> Oh, maybe shm does work? I assumed that the logic was that only
> connections from the same user could use shm, but maybe the logic is
> that shm is forcibly disabled only in the system wide mode.

We do compare the local and remote uid and refuse SHM if they don't
match. On top of that we always disable SHM for root.


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