New paths for Wayland sockets (Re: Enabling Android-style per application user ids)

Martin Flöser mgraesslin at
Tue Nov 7 17:11:57 UTC 2017

Am 2017-11-03 08:33, schrieb Pekka Paalanen:
> People, give your acks/nacks for the two ideas, please:
> - modify WAYLAND_DISPLAY to support absolute paths which overrides
>   any search paths

+ 1 - like others expressed: I don't see any security issues with that. 
Allowing an absolute path makes sense IMHO.
> - when the current socket search fails, add one more place to look
>   in: /run/wayland/$WAYLAND_DISPLAY with the default "wayland-0" if
>   WAYLAND_DISPLAY is not set.



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