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SubjectRe: PATCH: cdrecord: avoiding scsi device numbering for ide devices
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On Llu, 2004-08-09 at 13:24, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> On Linux, it is impossible to run cdrecord without root privilleges.
> Make cdrecord suid root, it has been audited....

Wrong. Although in part that is a bug in the kernel urgently needing
a fix.

> On Solaris, there is ACLs, RBAC & getppriv() / setppriv()
>
> http://docs.sun.com/db/doc/816-5167/6mbb2jaeu?a=expand

and Linux has capabilities, ACLs and SELinux rulesets which can
also be used to manage this. I can give the cd burner a role that
permits it certain things.

Alan

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