Re: CD burning and root

On Tue, Dec 24, 2002 at 01:06:22PM +0000, Andrew Sobala wrote:
> Imagine a single user home desktop machine. The user drags things into
> his burn:///. He doesn't have CD access because the GNU/Linux
> distribution is also aimed at businesses where this would not be a
> desirable default.

You have answered your own concern here: it becomes a distribution
problem. If somebody is installing GNOME from source, they are expected
to know how to administer their own system. If they are installing via a
distribution's packages, then the distributor will have set things up to
work smoothly.

> But maybe non-brain-dead CD drive access defaults would be the better
> solution.

As you point out above, it's not "one size fits all", so there is no
setting that is correct for all circumstances.


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