[PD] [hid] 0.6 released

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Wed Jun 15 17:33:36 CEST 2005

If the ownership is root.root, then add your account to the root group,  
and you won't have to mess with permissions anymore.

As for devfs/udev, I still use static files as well.  I'll switch to  
udev once Debian does the switch for me :).


On Jun 15, 2005, at 10:27 AM, Peter Plessas wrote:

> Hi Frank/List,
> Well looks like it's my devfs that resets the permission of the  
> /dev/input tree...
> So i'll change it manually every time until i found sth. better!
> (or is there any hint from some devfs-experieced people?)
> thanks, Peter
> Frank Barknecht wrote:
>> Hallo Peter,
>> Peter Plessas hat gesagt: // Peter Plessas wrote:
>>> don't know if this has been discussed already (found nothing in the  
>>> archives), but the devices of /dev/input/eventN are always set to  
>>> root:root (owner:group), so for using it i have to change it  
>>> manually every time to f.e. root:audio to access it.
>> That's strange: They don't reset permissions here. I suspect you are
>> using some automatically generated /dev-filesystem then, like udev.
>> I'm still using "hard" devices. But also udev should be able to give
>> devices certain permissinons. I think, it's supposed to save the last
>> permissions on reboot, but maybe you are running something else than
>> udev?
>> Ciao
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