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Re: Introducing pmount in Debian / New plugdev group

On Tue, 09 Nov 2004 18:50:39 +0100, Martin Pitt wrote:
> However, I was not satisfied with this solution because of several
> reasons:

[Several excellent reasons]

> So the Ubuntu approach is a bit different: we let hal run as normal
> user, do not modify /etc/fstab at all and instead use a program
> called 'pmount' (policy mount) that allows normal users to mount
> removable devices without an /etc/fstab entries.

All sounds good.

Have you heard that mount's upstream is looking for someone to adopt mount
(and the rest of util-linux)?  Interested?

Thomas Hood

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