[PATCH] os/osinit: Allow builders to --disable-segv-handler
keithp at keithp.com
Mon Jan 21 14:08:59 PST 2013
Colin Walters <walters at verbum.org> writes:
> Ah, well I ship Xorg without the setuid bit, so the answer then is "you
> always use a display manager". I think everyone who ships with Xorg
> setuid is insane, basically...
Making X able to run as a regular user is even nicer, but setuid has
been a persistent security pain that I'd love to not have.
> Hrm, so then are you arguing for a patch which attempts to detect this
> situation inside say AbortServer() and shortcuts to just doing that?
That sounds like magic to me.
Looking at AbortServer, I wonder if we couldn't just stop calling
CloseWellKnownConnections, OsCleanup and CloseDownDevices and just call
AbortDDX to get the screen back to sanity.
keith.packard at intel.com
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