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Re: device file permissions the debian way

Haines Brown wrote:
> gxine allows one to define the device file for cdrom, but not dvd, and
> it was my impression that it automatically uses /dev/dvd. If so, then
> one has to create a /dev/dvd symlink to a hd* interface. But it is
> objected that this is the lesser of evils. Is it a security risk? What
> alternatives are there?

People also usually have a symlink from /dev/cdrom to where ever their
cdrom device is (e.g. /dev/hdc).

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