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Re: Open Xlock as root



Pavel Kankovsky wrote:
> > In general, you bring up a really interesting issue. The whole thing
> > about trusted path. Mmm, could you get around this with a different kind
> > of module and a trusted GUI agent + some crypto?
> 
> How can a trusted GUI agent make sure it talks to a trusted X server?
> How can a person at the terminal make sure he or her talks to a trusted
> GUI agent via a trusted X server?

Good questions. This trust thing is a hard one to pin down. With X
especially, I'm on thin ice. Are you saying that there is something
fundamentally broken about X? Do you want to share your thoughts?

Thanks

Andrew



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