SDTLOGIN interface

Alan Coopersmith Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM
Thu May 29 13:04:32 PDT 2008

Xavier Toth wrote:
> I saw something that implied that a version of this interface would be
> working its way into X so that other OSs could take advantage of the
> additional security offered by having gdm restart the X server as the
> login user instead of root. Has anything happened regarding this
> interface?

Getting it ready to propose to X.Org is somewhere down on my todo list,
for now it's sitting in our OpenSolaris/Solaris Xorg port as one of our
platform specific patches.

If there's interest in it, I can try to get to it sooner, but didn't know
that anyone outside Sun cared.

	-Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at
	 Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering

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