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Re: Creating a jackuser group



On Mon, 2007-02-19 at 19:01 +0100, Davide Bolcioni wrote:
>  I think this is not necessary 
> provided we have:
> 
>   /usr/bin/qjackctl -> consolehelper
>   /usr/sbin/qjackctl
>   /etc/pam.d/qjackctl
> 
> so that when a normal user invokes qjackctl, consolehelper kicks in and 
> authenticates against PAM (this step could be skipped if qjackctl, by 
> himself, explicitly used PAM for authentication). Then we would have 
> something (warning: UNTESTED) along the lines of
> 
> %PAM-1.0
> auth       sufficient   pam_rootok.so
> auth       required     pam_console.so
> account    required     pam_permit.so
> session required pam_limits.so conf=/etc/security/qjackctl.conf
> 
> in /etc/pam.d/qjackctl.

I tried this (but with jackd instead of qjackctl).  It works as
advertised after I created an empty
file /etc/security/console.apps/jackd.

Pardon my ignorance, but one thing I noticed is that it actually runs
jackd as root, which means that the user can't terminate it with Ctrl-C.
Is this expected and is there a solution?

AG



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