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Re: lircd daemon as regular user => device access problems




On Sun, Feb 12, 2017 at 4:09 PM, Alec Leamas <leamas.alec@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> On 12/02/17 13:47, Simon McVittie wrote:
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> Hi, thanks for thoughts!
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>> /lib/udev/??-mm-*.rules are probably of interest. ModemManager
>> implements a whitelist (devices that are definitely modems), a blacklist
>> (devices that are definitely not modems), and a greylist (devices that
>> might be modems, but will only be probed by ModemManager if the
>> userBastien
>> explicitly requests it via some GUI or CLI frontend).
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> Following the same logic I think lircd should just implement a blacklist.
> This is because lircd always works according to the greylist option - it
> does not access any device unless it's selected by user on CLI or in GUI.
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> /lib/udev/rules.d/77-mm-usb-device-blacklist.rules looks interesting, might
> be a starting point for a blacklist.
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> @Bastien: is there anything you would like to add to this list?

No maybe this list could be shared ?
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> Cheers!
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> --alec
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