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    SubjectRe: access() says EROFS even for device files if /dev is mounted RO
    On Wed, 29 Nov 2000, Tigran Aivazian wrote:
    > The classical interpretation of the access(2) system call is "do the same
    > type of permission check as open(2) would do but using real uid in the
    > credentials instead of effective (or on Linux fs) uid".
    > All I am saying is that if open on HP/UX allows writing but access denies
    > it, it is definitely a bug (in HP/UX).

    Oh, I agree fervently with you and Al on this,
    just felt my opinion could be left out of it.


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