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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] devfs and symlinks--2.3.48
    Jamie Lokier writes:
    > Richard Gooch wrote:
    > > Symlink permissions should not matter. The kernel doesn't care, and
    > > neither should applications. If some application out there is doing
    > > lstat(2), I'd rather break it and see it fixed, since it's probably
    > > broken in other ways too.
    >
    > For procfs, symlink permissions do matter.

    Procfs is special in that way. For devfs, it doesn't matter.

    Regards,

    Richard....
    Permanent: rgooch@atnf.csiro.au
    Current: rgooch@ras.ucalgary.ca

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