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Re: udev: chown of /dev/ppp

On Jul 17, "Hans-J. Ullrich" <hans.ullrich@loop.de> wrote:

> applications, which are using /dev/ppp also must be run as root. I think, for 
We have group dip to manage access to programs which can start network

> Normal users, which are allowed to dial out, should be added to group 
> "dialout" by root. Device /dev/ppp should be set to 660, and owner 
> root:dialout. 
No way, this is totally wrong.

> I suggest, to add these changes in the next version of udev. Doing so as a 
> standard, it is easy to set all dialout applications, like kppp, umtsmon, gppp 
> and other similar to execute as group "dialout".
They are not supposed to.

BTW, I am the udev *and* ppp maintainer.


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