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SubjectRe: devfs again, (was RE: USB device allocation)
Stephen Frost wrote:

> > > This is _horrible_. Suddenly there are files whose attributes aren't fixed
> > > by chmod(1)/chown(1), but by a magic file.
> > Couldn't devfs forward permission changes via chmod/chown to the user space
> > daemon, which could update the database / magic file?
> You're now hacking around the flaw, not a nice way to do it.

the nice way to do it is how quota is done.


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