Bug 1074122

Summary: libftdi udev rules should use uaccess rather than non-existent plugdev group
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Eric Smith <spacewar>
Component: libftdiAssignee: Lucian Langa <lucilanga>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Eric Smith 2014-03-08 02:01:29 UTC
Created attachment 872077 [details]
proposed replacement for libftdi udev rules

Description of problem:

libftdi provides /etc/udev/rules.d/99-libftdi.rules, which doesn't work as intended on recent Fedora releases (and probably EPEL7):

1)  The rules use GROUP="plugdev", but the plugdev group no longer exists.  (Regression from fix of bug #517773?)  That should be replaced with TAG+="uaccess"

2)  The rules file shouldn't be in /etc/udev/rules.d, which is for user-added rules.  It should be in /usr/lib/udev/rules.d

3)  The numeric portion of the rules file name needs to be less than 70, so it runs before /lib/udev/rules.d/70-uaccess.rules

I recommend replacing the existing file with the attached file as /lib/udev/rules.d/69-libftdi.rules.  (That will also resolve bug #1015289.)

Comment 1 Peter Robinson 2014-03-24 15:24:35 UTC
This will be fixed in 1.1 (committed to git now) but the new version will need some coordination with the dependent packages