Bug#485911: debian-installer: Add default user to 'scanner' group
On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 09:19:57AM +0100, Sam Morris wrote:
> Package: debian-installer
> Severity: normal
> The default user should be added to the 'scanner' group so that they can
> use image scanners. We already add them to plugdev, netdev, video, etc.,
> so I think this is consistent with what is already done.
> Index: packages/user-setup/debian/user-setup-udeb.templates
> --- packages/user-setup/debian/user-setup-udeb.templates (revision 53669)
> +++ packages/user-setup/debian/user-setup-udeb.templates (working copy)
> @@ -19,7 +19,7 @@
> # Allow preseeding the groups to which the first created user is added
> Template: passwd/user-default-groups
> Type: string
> -Default: audio cdrom dialout floppy video plugdev netdev powerdev
> +Default: audio cdrom dialout floppy video plugdev netdev powerdev scanner
> Description: for internal use only
> Template: passwd/root-login
This is not a very robust way to accomplish this, because the scanner group
is only created by a small set of scanner-related packages in the postinst;
it's never created as part of the base system.
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