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SubjectRe: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest) (was: Rationale for RLIMIT_MEMLOCK?)
Lee Revell <> wrote:

> On Mon, 2006-01-23 at 22:21 +0100, Matthias Andree wrote:
> > Sounds really good. Can you give a pointer as to the detailed rlimit
> > requirements?
> I don't want to touch the rest of the thread, but the best info on the
> above can be found in the linux-audio-user list archives. It's still a
> little unclear exactly which packages are required, but IIRC PAM 0.80
> supports it already. I believe this requires glibc changes eventually,
> but programs like PAM and bash that deal with rlimits can work around it
> if glibc is not aware of the new rlimit.

Could you explain this more in depth?

What you describe looks like you propose to add a line:


to /etc/user_attr which would be honored by PAM during login.

This is not what I like to see.

What I like to see is that only specific programs like cdrecord
would get the permissions to do more than joe user.


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