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Re: Scanner Frustration



On Wed, 2004-05-05 at 01:30 -0400, Sandy Pond wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-05-04 at 20:23 +0100, Tim Waugh wrote:
> > A hotplug event a log-in (and after pam_console has done its stuff)
> > seems to be what's needed, yes.
> > 
> 
> IMO setting ownership to who's at the console is not the correct
> paradigm.  In many cases the scanner is a shared resource ... like a
> printer.  Consider:
> 
> http://www.sane-project.org/man/saned.1.html
> 
> IMO the best solution for now is to set the device permissions to be
> world read/write.

umm, cmon - the use of the scanner as a shared resource is a MUCH rarer
case than the person at the desktop being the person using the device.
you have to admit the shared resource is a less common use.

-sv




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