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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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