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Re: Bits from the release team: the plans for etch

Gabor Gombas <gombasg@sztaki.hu> 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.


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