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Re: RFS: revoco



Sorry for the delay, university keeps me quite busy atm.

On Mon, 07 May 2007 14:07:08 +0300 Damyan Ivanov wrote:

> > 1. let the binary as it is, and tell $USER he has to use sudo or su
> > 2. set the binary suid-root (the code looks OK for me - IANASE)
> > 3. create some new group and let udev give this group write permission
> > to the 'file' -> IMHO overkill for such a small util
>
> I guess this is the only way to give user permissions to write to that
> file. If you don't want to invent a new group for this - look at the
> groups that are already used - there may be some useful for "desktop
> users". If not, IMHO another group is not that much of an overhead.
>
> > I could live with 1, but I think 2 is more userfriendly.
>
> 3. would be user-friendly too :)

I thought about it, looked
at /usr/share/doc/base-passwd/users-and-groups.txt.gz and I think
introducing a new group just for one device is still overkill.
So I think I'll just drop the suid and force the user to use su/sudo.
The tool is usually only used once, as the mouse saves the settings.

Any further comments?

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