Re: dependencies on makedev
On Fri, 30 Dec 2005, Roger Leigh wrote:
> > How does persistance of the permission model work? Can I do chown/chmod on
> > the dynamic files in /dev, and have them remain the next time? Even if a
> > device node changes it's name? Or do I have to edit some alternative
> > database?
> You edit or add to the udev rules. These are usually used to set
> policy for whole categories of devices, but you can of course fine
> tune it, or replace all the standard rules with your own. The default
> gives you all the standard names, as with a static /dev. (I
> personally switched it to the devfs-style rules.)
That's the wrong answer.
What ever happened to standard unix tools? chmod/mkdir/chown/mv?
You're suggesting doing things like some other OS(like Windows, were you have
to edit a registry).