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Timestamp:
08/01/2019 07:17:08 PM (2 years ago)
Author:
Bruce Dubbs <bdubbs@…>
Branches:
10.0, 10.1, 11.0, 9.0, 9.1, ken/refactor-virt, lazarus, qt5new, trunk, xry111/git-date, xry111/git-date-for-trunk, xry111/git-date-test
Children:
9fffa917
Parents:
d9951ba
Message:

Modify xorg-server and xinit instructions to
avoid using the suid bit on the Xorg application. Add a note
to xinit on why using Xorg with the suid bit set may be useful.

git-svn-id: svn://svn.linuxfromscratch.org/BLFS/trunk/BOOK@21892 af4574ff-66df-0310-9fd7-8a98e5e911e0

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  • x/installing/xorg-server.xml

    rd9951ba r27373006  
    182182      legacy driver support on rootless xserver systems.
    183183    </para>
    184 <!--
    185     <para>
    186       <option>- -disable-systemd-logind - -enable-install-setuid</option>:
    187       These switches disable <phrase revision="systemd">systemd-logind</phrase>
    188       <phrase revision="sysv">elogind</phrase> integration and restore the
    189       setuid bit to the Xorg executable, allowing Xorg Server to work
    190       without having the <phrase revision="systemd">systemd</phrase>
     184
     185    <para>
     186      <option>--disable-systemd-logind</option>:
     187      This switch disables <phrase revision="systemd">systemd-logind</phrase>
     188      <phrase revision="sysv">elogind</phrase> integration allowing Xorg Server
     189      to work without having the <phrase revision="systemd">systemd</phrase>
    191190      <phrase revision="elogind">elogind</phrase> PAM module configured.
    192191    </para>
    193 -->
     192
     193    <para>
     194      <option>--enable-install-setuid</option>:
     195      This switch restores the setuid bit to the Xorg executable allowing Xorg
     196      Server to work with a virtual terminal designated on the
     197      <command>startx</command> command line.
     198    </para>
     199
    194200    <para revision="sysv">
    195201      <command>cat &gt;&gt; /etc/sysconfig/createfiles...</command>: This
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