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Re: /dev/tty[0-9]* should be chmod 0620, not 0660 -- or not? [Was: Bug#244751 acknowledged by developer (Bug#244751: fixed in makedev 2.3.1-67)]


On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 12:07:59AM +0200, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> Hi,  I am wandering how others felt on this 244751 fix.  I felt this will
> cause hassles for all local admin but does not really provide any gains
> in the aimed objective.
> I do not quite understand above but this new change of /sbin/MAKEDEV
> certainly caused me to change my entire system.  Now I have to list all
> real uses as group "tty" to be able to use gpg, mutt/url_view etc.  So
> many packages are affected.  /dev/tty?? is one thing but putting
> restrictive permission to /dev/tty has caused hassle for me.

Although it has not shown up on my moirror, fix seens to be up.  So I
will wait.  Thanks.


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