Description of problem:
Sane-backends still relies on udev and pam-console to set permissions to the
scanner device nodes.
It should use the newer PolicyKit+hal framework.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
The attached script will convert a /etc/udev/rules.d/60-libsane.rules to a HAL
Run is as:
./udev2fdi /etc/udev/rules.d/60-libsane.rules >
Then the udev file can be removed. And the scanner rules in pam-console's
/etc/security/console.perms.d/50-default.perms can be removed.
Created attachment 273391 [details]
Script for converting sane's udev rules to a HAL FDI file.
I've built sane-backends-1.0.19-0.1.cvs20080206.fc9 in Rawhide which generates
PolicyKit-aware HAL rules.
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Hm, this has been fixed since a long time.