Review Request 117091: Force the screen locker's greeter to show the password input field in case of immediateLock

Wolfgang Bauer wbauer at tmo.at
Thu Mar 27 13:53:46 GMT 2014



> On March 26, 2014, 11:07 p.m., Thomas L├╝bking wrote:
> > you could sighup or sigusr the greeter process and have it
> > 
> > setImmediateLock(true);
> > desktopResized();
> > 
> > in return
> 
> Wolfgang Bauer wrote:
>     I agree, this would be a bit nicer...
>     But I tried it and cannot get it to work.
>     
>     My signal handler is called, and both setImmediateLock(true) and desktopResized() are called, (I verified this with debug output statements) but the password dialog still doesn't show.
>

Oops, sorry. I just noticed that the signal handler is apparently only called when I run kscreenlocker_greet manually (and do "kill -USR1"), but not when the locker runs it.
Will have to investigate this.


- Wolfgang


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On March 26, 2014, 5:58 p.m., Wolfgang Bauer wrote:
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> (Updated March 26, 2014, 5:58 p.m.)
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> Review request for kde-workspace and Aaron J. Seigo.
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> Bugs: 327947 and 329076
>     http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=327947
>     http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=329076
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> Repository: kde-workspace
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> Description
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> If the screen locker is set to not require a password to unlock, it will not show the password input field even when the powermanagement settings suspend the system and are set to require a password after resume (when it was already running at that point).
> This locks people out of their system.
> 
> As there seems to be no way to switch the already running greeter to immediateLock mode, it is killed in that case by this patch. It gets restarted immediately with the --immediatelock option in KSldApp::lockProcessFinished() and shows the password input field then.
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> Diffs
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>   ksmserver/screenlocker/ksldapp.cpp 3dfcc9e 
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> Diff: https://git.reviewboard.kde.org/r/117091/diff/
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> Testing
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> Disable "Require password after" in the screen locker settings (the default), set it to start after 1 min. (for easier testing).
> Enable "Suspend session after" and set it to 2 minutes. (set the action to "Suspend", "Hibernate", or "Lock Screen", doesn't matter)
> Make sure "Lock screen on resume" is enabled in the powermanagements "Advanced Options" (it is by default).
> 
> After 1 minute the screen locker kicks in, and doesn't require a password.
> After 2 minutes the session gets suspended, hibernated or locked, and requires a password to resume.
> 
> Without this patch no password dialog is shown, the user cannot resume the session by entering the password.
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> With this patch this works: there is a password input field, the session is unlocked when the user enters the password.
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> Other openSUSE users have tested this as well, see f.e. https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=864305#c4
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> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Wolfgang Bauer
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