[kbd] kbd and vlock -n functionality

Manuel Moraga mmoraga at kth.se
Wed Jan 30 13:54:03 MSK 2013

On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 9:46 PM, Alexey Gladkov <gladkov.alexey at gmail.com>wrote:

> 28.01.2013 18:33, Manuel Moraga wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I've recenty had a conflict between the old vlock package and the new kbd
> > package.
> What distribution you are using?
> I found vlock-1.3-31.fc17.src.rpm [1] package and i did not found -n
> option.
> [1]
> http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/releases/17/Everything/source/SRPMS/v/vlock-1.3-31.fc17.src.rpm
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I'm using arch linux, but that shouldn't matter. I'm using the
vlock-2.2.3-1 package. the one you have found is very old. It seems the old
vlock website is down, but you can find the git repo here:
http://repo.or.cz/w/vlock.git. It seems the fedora project used the legacy
vlock. This is not the case for other ditributions such as arch linus,
gentoo and ubuntu which all use the newer vlock2. For example here is a
manpage for vlock from ubuntu which has the -n option:
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