The ICE thing and the permissions

Alan Cox alan at
Mon Sep 27 06:06:33 PDT 2004

On Sul, 2004-09-26 at 21:36, Michael Obster wrote:
> What I want from you, is a clear statement, if the new permission setting is 
> wanted for security reasons and if Gnome or KDE has to modify there ICE libs or 
> if this is still a bug in X.Org.

It is done for security. It has always been appropriate, now it is also
enforced. The expectation is that distributions will continue to set it
up at boot

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