xsane as user

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at Leidinger.net
Sat Jan 7 11:47:16 PST 2006

On Sat, 7 Jan 2006 19:37:49 +0100
Stefan Eßer <se at freebsd.org> wrote:

> As of now, devfs.conf is used to specify the initial state of the
> device nodes created in /dev. When there was a /dev on the root
> file system, ownership and permissions were persistent, and you
> could have alias names for devices by creating symbolic links in
> /dev.

There's another method of having some kind of persistent
permissions... /etc/devfs.rules. Have a look at devfs(8). This is
different from /etc/rc.d/devfs, since rc.d/devfs does everything by
hand, whereas devfs(8) puts some rules into the kernel.


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