On Llu, 2004-07-26 at 22:09, Jon Smirl wrote:
> --- Keith Whitwell <keith@...> wrote:
> > Additionally, by making this step root-only, the X server is
> > effectively
> > required to perform this task, meaning that the client must be
> > 'blessed' by
> > the X server's security mechanisms, whatever they might be.
> I would like to change this from root+authorized to just authorized in
> the DRM drivers. In the mesa-solo model context's don't need to pass
> through the root priv server.
You would need to do a full audit of that code path, especially with
regards to resource consumption and limits.