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Re: k3b - where is k3bsetup?



Michael Schwendt wrote:

> On Sat, 8 May 2004 20:59:17 -0400, Neal Becker wrote:
> 
>> When I start k3b I get this box:
>> 
>> cdrecord does not run with root privileges
>> It is highly recommended to configure cdrecord to run with root
>> privileges. Only then cdrecord runs with high priority which increases
>> the overall stability of the burning process. Apart from that it allows
>> changing the size of the used burning buffer. A lot of user problems
>> could be solved this way. This is also true when using SuSE's resmgr.
>> Solution: Use K3bSetup to solve this problem.
>> cdrdao does not run with root privileges
>> It is highly recommended to configure cdrdao to run with root privileges
>> to increase the overall stability of the burning process.
>> Solution: Use K3bSetup to solve this problem.
> 
> k3b is built without k3bsetup deliberately. It's interesting that k3b
> suggests running k3bsetup nevertheless.
> 
>> In the past I have built k3b myself, and it did include k3bsetup and
>> offered
>> to run it for me.  This seems to have been removed.
> 
> Yes, the fedora.us package of k3b also includes k3bsetup to avoid
> complaints of creating "incomplete" packages.
> 
> What I'd like to know is whether k3b works for you without making
> cdrecord/cdrdao setuid root? Or is there any reason to run those tools
> with superuser privileges?
> 

I haven't had a problem - but I have a very fast machine.  The reason is,
like it said.  I suppose on older hardware it might be important.  Also, my
burner has overburn protection.

There is also the minor issue that it doesn't display buffer fill, I don't
know if this is related or not.




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