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Re: Idea: a way to use /dev/modem symlinks safely

On Thu, Apr 08, 1999 at 02:13:13PM -0400, Avery Pennarun wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 08, 1999 at 12:13:43PM +0300, Fabrizio Polacco wrote:
> > The solution is to use liblockdev library for implementing the lock.
> Wow, I didn't know about this one.  (I knew about liblockfile, but not
> liblockdev.) It looks like the perfect solution!  Why isn't it part of
> policy?

Dunno. It was in Christian's list for policy adoption, then he left and
I didn't follow the policy list so close...
there were also some minor problems (like permissions of locks) that
nobody was interested to discuss :-)

It would be nice if you try to see how it works with your packages ...
... I will clean up the code a little, in the meanwhile. :-)

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