Subject: Re: grf device permissions
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Antti Miettinen <email@example.com>
Date: 10/31/1995 15:03:29
>Why is it so that the grf[0-5]-devices have to be rw for all in order to
>work, so that every user is able to map in gfxcard-registers and
>framebuffer? Isn't it considered as a security hole?
Well I for one would not want to have my X server be suid root but
maybe we could make the device nodes rw for a group and make the
programs which need to rw those devices be sgid.