[PD] HID in Ubuntu 10.04

Pierre Massat pimassat at gmail.com
Tue Jan 18 18:13:56 CET 2011

Now i'm scared to let Ubuntu install the latest updates...

2011/1/18 Pierre Massat <pimassat at gmail.com>

> Hello,
> I recently mentioned in a post that i had to run pd as root in order to use
> HID.
> I just opened the hid object in ubuntu 10.04, without running pd a root,
> and much to my surprise it works flawlessly with my gamepad.
> Is the ubuntu distro just getting insanely awesome or what? I can use HID
> without being root and i get a 5ms latency without having to install a
> patched rt kernel. Is this heaven? Please pinch me.
> Seriously, regarding HID, is this a security issue that will be fixed in
> the next updates or is it permanently there? Or did Hans fix something in
> the code?
> I'm happy right now.
> Pierre
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