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    SubjectRe: kill -9 <pid of X>
    > 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


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