Package Details: particle-cli 2.8.1-1

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Package Base: particle-cli
Description: CLI tool for the Particle hardware platform
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Licenses: GPL
Submitter: imrehg
Maintainer: imrehg
Last Packager: imrehg
Votes: 1
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2015-10-31 11:06
Last Updated: 2020-09-19 19:16

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antoniovazquez commented on 2019-02-07 09:55

Description: particle-cli <= 1.38.0-1 includes the udev-rule "50-particle.rules" in directory "/etc/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.

Based on

Based on

Extra info:

⇢ journalctl -b


Feb 07 10:46:01 X1Arch systemd-udevd[285]: Specified group 'plugdev' unknown


⇢ cat /etc/udev/rules.d/50-particle.rules | grep plugdev

SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="1d50", ATTRS{idProduct}=="607[df]", GROUP="plugdev", MODE="0666"

SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="2b04", ATTRS{idProduct}=="[cd]00?", GROUP="plugdev", MODE="0666"

zstewart commented on 2018-04-21 13:52

When installing the latest version of this package, I lot of warnings from pacman:

warning: directory permissions differ on /usr/lib/node_modules/particle-cli/ filesystem: 755 package: 777

It doesn't seem to have changed permissions on already existing directories, but ones that it created seem to have global read/write permissions on the directories (but not their contents).

makepkg 5.0.2 npm 5.8.0

I fixed it for my installation by running find /usr/lib/node_modules/particle-cli/ -type d -exec sudo chmod 755 {} \;, but this should probably be fixed in the package.

dbrgn commented on 2015-11-15 11:57

Maybe add dfu-util and openssl as opt dependencies? They're needed for local flashing.