[arch-general] systemd sessions, su -l, and access to /dev/

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Sun Nov 25 12:38:13 EST 2012

On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 12:27:01PM -0500, Genes MailLists wrote:
> >
> >Just to be clear, this isn't something the systemd developers came up with.
> >
> >ConsoleKit was responsible applying the same ACLs for local sessions before.
> >
>  To give credit where it's due thoough I could me misremembering,
> but don't CK and systemd share the same developers? CK was their
> first go at session permission management - as of spring 2011 or so
> they deprecated CK and absorbed its functionality into systemd /
> logind.
>  gene/

Same developers? Not really[0]. Same company? Sure, Red Hat gets their paws
on a lot of widely used Linux software (including being the largest
corporate contributor to the kernel, at least in 2011).

[0] http://cgit.freedesktop.org/ConsoleKit/log/


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