[Trac-bugs] [PC-BSD Trac] #884: Make "killing" PCDM require elevated sudo permission

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Fri Dec 27 09:50:00 PST 2013


#884: Make "killing" PCDM require elevated sudo permission
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  Reporter:  joshms           |      Owner:  ken
      Type:  Feature Request  |     Status:  new
  Priority:  trivial          |  Milestone:
 Component:  System Tool      |    Version:  10-STABLE
Resolution:                   |   Keywords:
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Comment (by kenmoore):

 Are you talking about the user PCDM session? That obviously only needs
 user permissions to kill (that way the user has a way to close a
 broken/stuck session and return to the login manager).

 The way it works is that there is a PCDM "daemon" process that will
 automatically startup a new X/GUI session whenever the previous one is
 killed/closed. This makes sure that the user does not log out and is then
 stuck at a command-line login prompt when the system is setup to use PCDM
 for logins.

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