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Re: F11: xorg decision to disable Ctrl-Alt-Backspace



On Tuesday 31 March 2009 05:49:07 Tom Lane wrote:
> Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 freenet de> writes:
> > c-a-bs to me is an "ejection seat button"
> > => disabling it is not helpful
>
> I like that analogy.  Or maybe a better one is to those fire
> extinguishers you see behind little glass doors in every public
> building --- you know, "In case of emergency, break glass".
>
> X.org has decided that it would be a safety feature to install
> shatterproof glass in those boxes.

No, they've taken the box away. That's the point.

Shatterproof glass is the "you have to press it twice" or "you have to hold it 
down for four seconds".


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