[PATCH 2/2] Support for adjusting socket access rights to allow group of users to connect to the socket.

Jussi Laako jussi.laako at linux.intel.com
Wed Oct 22 00:55:25 PDT 2014

On 20.10.2014 18:13, Daniel Stone wrote:
> Each to their own; I don't think it's necessarily any more complex than
> split compositors, since at some point you have to deal with input
> splitting anyway, and if you want both security (i.e. random users not
> opening random devices) and performance (i.e. no unnecessary hops
> through input compositor for events), you end up having to deal with
> input splitting in your system compositor anyway.

Access control is no different whether you have 1 weston or 3 westons 

It is about amount of changes needed, fairly small patch vs almost 
complete weston rewrite...

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