cvs commit: src/sys/sys vnode.h src/sys/kern vfs_subr.c
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Jan 4 01:48:14 PST 2005
In message <20050104094600.GA11823 at walton.maths.tcd.ie>, David Malone writes:
>On Tue, Jan 04, 2005 at 07:30:02AM +0100, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> >> Log:
>> >> Eliminate vop_revoke() function now that devfs_revoke() does the entire job.
>> >do these changes mean it is no longer possible to revoke ordinary files?
>> It never were.
>There was actually a short period when revoking regular files and
>ttys worked. However, revoking fifos and Unix domain sockets didn't,
>so it was restricted to tty for the sake of consistency. (Maybe
>where I say "ttys" I actually mean "devices"?)
You can revoke all devices, but it doesn't really work 100% except for
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