Re: CD-RW Group, is "generic" always a CD Burner??? (Re: Bug#123550: perms: generic should be set)
On Wed, 12 Dec 2001 18:38, Karl M. Hegbloom wrote:
> >>>>> "Wichert" == Wichert Akkerman <email@example.com> writes:
> >>>>> "Karl" == Karl M. Hegbloom <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Karl> [ re: Adding a cdrw group ]
> Karl> I'll second that suggestion. It seems appropriate to me.
> Karl> Can we allocate another group?
> Wichert> I'm not sure it makes sense to allocate one unless we
> Wichert> have a (mini)-policy in place for CD writing software to
> Wichert> use that group consistently.
> Well, then if yous think it's right, please file the bug against
> "debian-policy". (I'm not currently in the keyring, as you may
> In the meantime, I'll set up a local configuration for my ide-scsi
> "generic" CD-RW. Hmmm... perhaps it can be debconfiscated somewhere
> appropriate, to make it easier for (even) less cluefull users?
> Where? "base-config"? "devfsd"? You folks decide; I must get back
> to work on other things now.
I am NEVER going to add a debconf question to devfsd for every device node
you might want to change the permissions on.
If there's a policy change to make the default permissions of the generic
devices something different then I'll adopt that.
Another option is to enable permissions saving and then use chown/chmod to
set the access level you like (but that hasn't been tested so much...).
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