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SubjectRe: kill -9 <pid of X>
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> The X server can avoid even kill -9 from a normal user.  As it stands,
> it doesn't do that, and I personally think it's a bug in X. But it's
> not a kernel problem - X could make sure (by doing a "setuid(0)" to
> renounce all use privileges) that nobody can kill it but root.

Unfortunately X is about 1Mbyte of code. Running X as root would be teetering
on insanity. Now setuid(0); setuid(somerandomxuid) and I'll listen

However you still have to answer the other questions - such as how do we
implement SAK properly


Alan


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