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Re: group video?

Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com> writes:

> Do we want/need a group 'video' to hold all the video4linux devices?  In the
> same way that groups like audio, cdrom, dialout, etc are used to control 
> permissions to a specific group of users, I'm thinking that making the video
> devices root/video/0660 would make things like xawtv easier to run.
> As the makedev maintainer, I'll be happy to update makedev if there is 
> agreement.  

This sounds like a good idea.  Although having the video4linux devices
in the audio group is acceptable to me too.  The current
root/root/0660 isn't exactly useful, though.

	- Ruud de Rooij.
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