MAN Solaris - sel_config (4)

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NAME

sel_config - selection rules for copy, cut, paste, drag and drop operations

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Attributes
See Also
Notes

SYNOPSIS

/usr/dt/config/sel_config

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DESCRIPTION

The sel_config file specifies how a system that is configured with Trusted Extensions behaves when a user transfers data between windows that have different labels. Transfer operations include cut-and-paste, copy-and-paste, and drag-and-drop. There are two types of entries in this file: automatic confirmation and automatic reply.

    Automatic Confirmation

This type of entry specifies whether a confirmation window, the selection confirmer, displays. Each entry has the form:

relationship: confirmation

relationship identifies the result of comparing the selected data’s source and destination windows’ labels. There are three allowed values:

upgradesl

The source window’s label is less than the destination window’s label.

downgradesl

The source window’s label is higher than the destination window’s label.

disjointsl

The source and destination windows’ labels are disjoint. Neither label dominates the other.

confirmation specifies whether to perform automatic confirmation. Allowed values are:

n

Use manual confirmation, that is, display the selection confirmer window. This is the default.

y

Use automatic confirmation, that is, do not display the selection confirmer window.

    Automatic Reply

A single user operation can involve several flows of information between the source and destination windows. The automatic reply set of entries provides a means to reduce the number of confirmations that are required of the user.

There must be one entry of this form:

autoreply: value

If value is y (for yes), then the remaining entries of the set are used as attributes for the selection data (rather than the actual contents) to complete the operation without confirmation. If value is n (for no), then the remaining entries are ignored.

Defaults can be specified for any type field that appears in the Confirmer window. Below are some sample entries for defaults.

replytype: TARGETS
replytype: Pixel Sets
replytype: LENGTH
replytype: Type Of Monitor

The TARGETS entry, when used, returns the list of target atoms that are supported by the source window. The Pixel Sets and Type Of Monitor entries are used for animation during a drag-and-drop operation. The LENGTH entry specifies the number of bytes in the selection.

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
AvailabilitySUNWtsu

SEE ALSO

attributes(5)

Rules When Changing the Level of Security for Data in Solaris Trusted Extensions Administrator’s Procedures

NOTES

The functionality described on this manual page is available only if the system is configured with Trusted Extensions.

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SunOS 5.11 sel_config (4) 20 Jul 2007
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