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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/3] vt: add cursor blink interval escape sequence
On Fri 2015-03-27 20:35:03, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On 26 Mar 2015 13:54, Scot Doyle wrote:
> > Add an escape sequence to specify the current console's cursor blink
> > interval. The interval is specified as a number of milliseconds until
> > the next cursor display state toggle, from 50 to 65535. /proc/loadavg
> > did not show a difference with a one msec interval, but the lower
> > bound is set to 50 msecs since slower hardware wasn't tested.
>
> if they want to be crazy, why not let them ? it's not like we generally prevent
> the user from destroying their machine. i.e. just require the value to be > 0
> (unless you want to let 0 disable things).

Because anyone with access to console can do this, and we only allow root
users to destroy the machine.
Pavel


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