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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....
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