Review Request 117157: Unlock session via DBus

Kirill Elagin kirelagin at gmail.com
Sat Mar 29 12:05:25 GMT 2014



> On March 29, 2014, 12:02 p.m., Thomas L├╝bking wrote:
> > what is the valid (read: not malicious) usecase for this?
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> > i'd rather say that if quitting the greeter to exit the lock w/o password, that should be fixed to *not* exit the lock w/o password provision.

There are some usecases mentioned in the bug I referenced.

I can add another one: imagine that you are hosting, say, a programming competition (like ACM ICPC). You've got a room of PCs, they are locked before the contest.
When the contest starts you want to unlock them all simultaneously instead of having contestants enter passwords by hands.


- Kirill


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On March 29, 2014, 11:58 a.m., Kirill Elagin wrote:
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> (Updated March 29, 2014, 11:58 a.m.)
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> Review request for kde-workspace.
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> Bugs: 314989
>     http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=314989
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> Repository: kde-workspace
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> Description
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> Unlock session via DBus
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> Make org.freedesktop.ScreenSaver.SetActive(false) unlock session.
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> Diffs
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>   plasma-workspace/ksmserver/screenlocker/interface.cpp ecb30a37b1a207cf9dab8c53b1b879108a99a45b 
>   plasma-workspace/ksmserver/screenlocker/ksldapp.h b292b62f4df073fff31bcbfd0e39f4c4fe04c92d 
>   plasma-workspace/ksmserver/screenlocker/ksldapp.cpp f2e5262524447e8ae1df1fbf6543297c3be3e6b8 
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> Diff: https://git.reviewboard.kde.org/r/117157/diff/
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> Testing
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> I've tested this with KDE 4.11.5 which I'm currently running.
> Rebasing to master was completely trivial; I've looked through the code and I believe all the assumptions I made are still valid in master.
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> Thanks,
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> Kirill Elagin
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