Re: User-level Tasks in Hotplug Scripts?

> > Is there anything wrong with the simplistic approach of having a demon
> > listening on a socket? If you want it generic, you have to use generic
> > means of communication.
> You don't want to pass out permission to access your X server to anyone
> who happens to ask for it (if you do, you've compromized everything,
> or go down into compartmentalized workstation hell, someplace where we
> went 10 years ago and found fundamentally painful).
> So the issue is fundamentally one of authenticating
> the configuration GUI's process to the X server to allow connection.

There's no reason the listening demon has to be part of X, or is there ?
An interrested user would start a task listening upon login.


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