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[Lcdproc] HD44780 Keypad Function


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  • From: reenoo AT gmx.de (Rene Wagner)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] HD44780 Keypad Function
  • Date: Fri Mar 1 19:36:02 2002

On Fre, 2002-03-01 at 20:25, Joris Robijn wrote:
> > I hope you're not going to implement anything that enables a client to
> > make the server execute commands. Otherwise we're running into
> > security problems again.
>
> Don't worry !
>
> > Client supplied menus - nothing else!
>
> I was also thinking that the server could read a list of
> commands/scripts from the config file. If it present them in the menu
> you can do things just like / instead of the current shutdown stuff.
> Very convenient for ppp. But of course no client interaction for this!

Well, OK that's something I've been thinking about as well.

But still the problem is that the server must be given the privileges
neccessary for starting e.g. pppd.

If the whole thing is client supplied only the client needs to have
the privileges.

Rene





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