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From: Luke-Jr <luke-jr@...>
Subject: Re: What "just works" and what doesn't?
Date: Thu, 7 Oct 2004 00:53:39 +0000
On Wednesday 06 October 2004 11:13 pm, Luke-Jr wrote:
> Good point. Permissions are heavily screwed up on Gentoo by default. The
> applies to scanners, non-nVidia GLX (eg DRI-using), etc... The proper way
> to fix this would be to give permissions to the proper groups (/dev/dri/*
> to video; scanners to scanner group, etc) and set runtime groups
> (NOT /etc/group, but the session's groups only) for local logins to include
> these.

BTW, a useful note: sandboxshell is quite nice for finding what devices/files 
are being accessed by a program. If you can't figure out what device a 
program is looking for, run it in a sandbox and note the access violations.
-- 
Luke-Jr
Developer, Utopios
http://utopios.org/
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