udev alsa pulse kde4.4.5

luxInteg lux-integ at btconnect.com
Thu Sep 16 03:08:22 PDT 2010


On Wednesday 15 September 2010 12:36:39 Simon Geard wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-09-14 at 10:14 +0100, luxInteg wrote:
> > On Sunday 12 September 2010 05:02:12 Simon Geard wrote:
> > > There's also a 4th category, incidentally, which is where the distros
> > > are moving to, and which I use on my machine. That is, ConsoleKit and
> > > udev without HAL - using ACLs to grant and revoke permissions over the
> > > lifetime of a user session. It's probably equivalent to category 2 or
> > > 3, but with one fewer elements involved. Works for me as a Gnome user;
> > > not being a KDE user,
> > 
> > and lo  could  ignorant blfs-ers  beseech'th  thee to share thy   great
> > secret ?
> 
> Nothing particularly fancy that I can think of. The ACL support is
> provided by the package of that name in the BLFS book. A rebuild of udev
> is needed, so that it will use that ACL support - again, pretty much by
> the BLFS book. And of course, ConsoleKit to manage when a user logs in
> or out.
> 
> Oh, and critically, make sure ACL support is enabled for the tmpfs
> filesystem (CONFIG_TMPFS_POSIX_ACL=y). That was the one thing that gave
> me trouble when I first tried doing things this way, since if tmpfs
> doesn't support ACLs, you can't use ACLs to grant permissions to devices
> under /dev.

thanks  ..had made a luittle progress (I hope)  by blind-man-fumble  round a 
circuitous route which may well have ended there.  
By the way for pulseaudio did you use the released tarball or the stuff from 
git?





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