[lkml]   [2000]   [Mar]   [18]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: Logical problem withj devfs/devfsd
    > Richard decided that's how devfs will work (r-x on symlinks).  Normally
    > symlinks are always rwx, but Richard made the decision "to break
    > programs that oughtn't depend on this" as far as I can tell.

    His symlinks are broken yes

    > > Therefore the pcm and mixer devices are not accessible for writing.

    Note I changed these to be owner only. You cannot default stuff like pcm
    to general access its not secure. It is the job of PAM to assign devices
    to console users.

    > Are you sure? As I understand symlinks, the permissions of the symlink
    > don't matter.

    In theory

    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:57    [W:0.026 / U:3.468 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site