Groups, permisions, work flow

Ralf Madorf ralf.mardorf at
Sat Jan 21 18:33:22 UTC 2012

On Sat, 2012-01-21 at 19:31 +0100, Ralf Madorf wrote:
> On Sat, 2012-01-21 at 09:41 -0800, Len Ovens wrote:
> > Does any of this make sense? Or am I crazy?
> Hahaha, neither or nor. You aren't an idiot, but it anyway isn't ideal.
> Sessions should be usable on different distros, since I'm switching
> between distros, I prefer to have distros as similar/equal as possible.
> So for me the ideal solution is the lowest common denominator ;).
> IMO a group "audio" managed by pam is the best solution. I don't care
> about sudo vs su etc.. A group "audio" IMO is a good idea, even and
> especially if different users should use the same files.
> IIUC, if the higher level folder is set to user Xyz and group audio,
> there shouldn't be an issue. The group "audio" at least is needed to set
> rt-priorities ;), hence any user usually should be member of the group
> audio.
> - Ralf

PS: What "number" on different distros is for the group "audio", could
be an issue.

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