Re: [PARPORT] new ppdev operations

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Tue Jun 19 2001 - 16:43:26 EDT

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    On Tue, Jun 19, 2001 at 04:32:37PM -0400, Mark Neill wrote:

    > Correct - unless this "driver" is something that a lot of people are going
    > to be using (which is doesn't seem to be, it sounds more line an
    > application), then install the thing suid. Suid is not always bad. Or
    > install it suid and guid, and only let "trusted" members in the group run
    > the program, like the fax programs do.

    It doesn't even need to be setuid, but it does need CAP_SYS_RAWIO.


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