Re: Bits from the release team: the plans for etch
Gabor Gombas <email@example.com> writes:
> On Fri, Nov 04, 2005 at 11:01:20AM -0800, Philippe Troin wrote:
> > Although I agree with the above on principle, how do you manage
> > membership to the floppy, audio, video, etc groups?
> pam_group for example.
pam_group would work for floppy, audio and video. But it's insecure.
And it does not solve the problem for group membership like
> If you want to let some users access the devices
> even if they are not logged in at the console, then it is better to use
> sudo & some helper scripts (so syslog will contain who did what).
Yes, it can be done. But it's also impractical.