seeking advice on device ownership
tag 373595 + help
can someone help me with chown-ing a device in udev (or something better)?
I'm packaging libchipcard2 which includes a daemon (in
libchipcard-tools) run under a non-root uid. As it needs to access card
readers, I its user, chipcard, is automatically added to dialout. This
lets the daemon access serial readers and those USB readers working via
As there are other USB readers, accessed directly, I guess I now need to
write udev rules changing ownership.
- is it OK to chown the devices to user chipcard? (other chipcard
software, e.g. pcscd from pcsc-lite seems to run as rood)
via a provided udev script?
- can somebody help me write/test this? (I've got the USB vendor/product
Kind regards and thanks in advance
Thomas Viehmann, <http://beamnet.de/tv/>