r609 - in x86/trunk: . packages packages/xlockmore

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Sep 5 21:05:07 PDT 2005


Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> I'd rather not add this. Given that root has no working password (i.e. 
> any password fails), there is no way to unlock the screen.
> 

I actually tested this, too. If root doesn't have a password set, xlock 
doesn't run. It produces some error about 'no crypted password' and 
exits. It only works once you set a password for the user using X.

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JH



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