Re: Linux 2.2.17pre3

Date: Fri Jun 16 2000 - 15:24:16 EST

On Fri, Jun 16, 2000 at 09:51:04PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 16, 2000 at 08:16:53PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > I prefer to favour security here. I can see and know environments it matters.
> > I must admit it again makes me wonder if we should have a /proc/sys/kernel
> > entry for console security
> Being possible to change keymaps as user is very useful. You'll understand
> when you sat down on a box with a Dvorak keyboard, trying to read your
> mail.

why not have a setuid root loadkeymaps executable which will only select
a keymap from a specific directory? then normal unix permissions solve
the problem.

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