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Re: CD-RW Group, is "generic" always a CD Burner??? (Re: Bug#123550: perms: generic should be set)

Previously Karl M. Hegbloom wrote:
> >>>>> "Russell" == Russell Coker <russell@coker.com.au> writes:
>     Russell> Is the generic SCSI device ALWAYS a CD burner or similar
>     Russell> device?  Or are there situations in which a hard drive
>     Russell> could be accessed through it?
>  I have no way of knowing.  Does anyone else know the answer?

It's not, it's just a generic way of accessing SCSI devices. CD writers
are the most popular use for it.

>  I'll second that suggestion.  It seems appropriate to me.  Can we
>  allocate another group?

I'm not sure it makes sense to allocate one unless we have a (mini)-policy
in place for CD writing software to use that group consistently.


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