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Re: devfsd permissions and makedev permissions coordination

On Mon, Sep 11, 2000 at 01:18:02PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Sep 11, Tom Lees <tal26@cam.ac.uk> wrote:
>  >> This is obviously wrong, ttys must have 620 permissions (or 600 if you
>  >> don't want people talk(1)ing to you, but I think the default should be
>  >> to allow it).
>  >For ttys "owned" by a shell that's true, but it's set up by login(1), not
>  >MAKEDEV (or devfsd). For other ttys (vcs, not serial etc.), the current
> If you use open(1) you get 666 ttys. This is a problem IMO.

Sounds to me like a bug in open(1) then, no?  Does it at least chown()
them to the user opening them?


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