[linux-dvb] ttpci ir permissions for remote control plugin

Oliver Endriss o.endriss at gmx.de
Fri Mar 17 07:31:01 CET 2006


C.Y.M wrote:
> The following patch is required to utilize the IR auto detect feature in VDR's
> remote plugin by a non-root user.  The patch will change permissions of
> /proc/av7110_ir to 666. Please consider adding this to the development tree.

NAK, that would create a security hole.
Anybody would be able to overwrite the keymap. ;-(

Please use chown or chmod instead.

For example:
After loading the driver, run
  chown vdruser /proc/av7110_ir
vdruser will have write access to the file[1].

CU
Oliver

[1] chown/chmod must be executed as root.

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