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    SubjectRe: [patch 1/2] [RFC] Simple tamper-proof device filesystem.

    David Newall wrote:
    > Tetsuo Handa wrote:
    > > /dev needs to be writable, but this means that files on /dev might be
    > > tampered with.
    > I infer that you mean /dev needs to be writable by anyone, not by just
    > its owner or owner and group (conventionally root/root.) This goes
    > against conventional wisdom, which is that /dev must be writable only by
    > the administrator. Why do you say otherwise?
    I didn't mean that "/dev is writable by everybody".
    I meant that "/dev must be mounted for read-write mode"
    (even if one wants to mount / for read-only mode).


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