Operations should time out

Bug #1593381 reported by Thomas Voß on 2016-06-16
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biometryd (Ubuntu)
Thomas Voß

Bug Description

Right now, operations on a device are all serialized via a work queue, thereby granting exclusive access to underlying hardware. Applications are expected to cancel outstanding operations cleanly, but might not be able to do so if they crash. With that, we should enforce a timeout for operations in the service itself.

Changed in biometryd:
assignee: nobody → Thomas Voß (thomas-voss)
status: Confirmed → In Progress
no longer affects: biometryd (Ubuntu)
affects: biometryd → biometryd (Ubuntu)
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