Bug 33702 - provide X session cookie to root
Summary: provide X session cookie to root
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: ConsoleKit
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Daemon (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other All
: medium normal
Assignee: william.jon.mccann
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Reported: 2011-01-29 14:30 UTC by bugs.freedesktop.org
Modified: 2011-01-29 14:30 UTC (History)
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Description bugs.freedesktop.org 2011-01-29 14:30:37 UTC
Currently there is no uniform way to obtain a X session cookie as root. gdm exports it if the caller is root, kdm on the other hand doesn't.
I think the correct place to obtain the cookie should be console kit, as it already knows the available x sessions.

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