FS#56059 - [libsigrok] relies on non-existing group plugdev, conflict with systemd

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Antonio Vázquez Blanco (antoniovazquezblanco) - Friday, 20 October 2017, 17:36 GMT
Last edited by Anatol Pomozov (anatolik) - Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 21:36 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Closed
Assigned To Anatol Pomozov (anatolik)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


libsigrok <= 0.5.0-2 includes the udev-rule "z60_libsigrok.rules" in directory "/usr/lib/udev/rules.d", which relies on the group "plugdev". This group doesn't exist by default and is not referred in our wiki. The "plugdev" group seems to be a special group from Ubuntu and is not generally used on GNU/Linux.

The developers of systemd doesn't like this:

I want judge this. But we are relying on systemd. So it seems sane, to follow their policy.

Additional info:
* package version: openobex 0.5.0-2
* config: /usr/lib/udev/rules.d/z60_libsigrok.rules

Based on https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/35602.
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Closed by  Anatol Pomozov (anatolik)
Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 21:36 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Comment by Anatol Pomozov (anatolik) - Sunday, 29 October 2017, 14:42 GMT
Just released 0.5.0-3 with the fix. Please verify that it works as expected.