xscreensaver bug?

Morten Rodal morten at rodal.no
Wed Nov 12 01:48:37 PST 2003


jqdkf at army.com wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm new in FreeBSD. I found that after I lock screen with xscreensaver,
> I can unlock it with the root's password as well as my normal user's
> password. I don't think it is a good thing. Is it a bug?
> 

It is not a bug, but rather a feature of xscreensaver.  It has (to the 
best of my knowledge) nothing to do with FreeBSD.  If you install 
xscreensaver on Linux, or some other platform, it will probably allow 
you to unlock the screen with the root password there too.

-- 
Morten Rodal

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