Surviving /dev/null disappearance

Andrew Pantyukhin infofarmer at
Wed Apr 4 08:51:13 UTC 2007

On 4/3/07, Maxim Sobolev <sobomax at> wrote:
> Patch ld(1) to detect the condition and don't unlink the device node?

Yes, but there has to be a generic solution, so that
we don't reinvent the wheel for every one of the
thousands apps that may do this.

Isn't there some safety-net wrapper function that
refuses to remove device nodes and maybe some other
types of files?

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