kern/63954: devfs loses permissions
mmolteni at cisco.com
Thu Jun 30 13:20:16 GMT 2005
The following reply was made to PR kern/63954; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Marco Molteni <mmolteni at cisco.com>
To: Mike Makonnen <mtm at identd.net>
Cc: Matteo Riondato <matteo at freebsd.org>, bug-followup at freebsd.org,
edwin at mavetju.org, freebsd-rc at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: kern/63954: devfs loses permissions
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2005 15:13:54 +0200
On Thursday 30 June 2005 11:08, Mike Makonnen wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 29, 2005 at 06:45:50PM +0200, Matteo Riondato wrote:
> > Then having any other kind of rule in devfs.conf should is kind of
> > useless, at least for devices that can "disappear", since rules
> > referring to them will not be added do the devfs ruleset, and this
> > implies that one have to rerun /etc/rc.d/devfs after reinserting
> > the pcmcia nic or after launching tcpdump or whatever.
> Just to make it clear: devfs.rules is the correct way to do what you
> and the original poster wants. Once the rules have been applied it
> doesn't matter if the device is or isn't in /dev, whether you remove
> it or plug it in later. Once you run rc.d/devfs you don't have to
> rerun it again unless you add/change/remove the rules.
Matteo was referring to devfs.conf, not devfs.rules.
devfs.conf should die, it is there to confuse people.
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