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Re: Bug#368674: confirmed, fuse really needs a start of udev after adding a group, or /dev/fuse ends up with a wrong group

On Sat, Jul 08, 2006 at 09:21:09PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Jul 08, Junichi Uekawa <dancer@netfort.gr.jp> wrote:
> > I've confirmed that this really requires restart of udev after fuse install.
> No, nothing requires restarting udevd.
> The problem is that for performance reasons udevd resolves users and
> groups only when loading the rules files. Since the rule referencing
> group fuse is installed by the udev package but the group will not
> exist until the fuse package is installed, it will be not work as
> expected until the next time the rules files are read.
> A workaround for packages which do not install their own rules file
> (and usually they should not) but use non-standard users or groups is:
> [ -x /sbin/udevcontrol ] && udevcontrol reload_rules

Could you provide an "/etc/init.d/udev reload" function that would
accomplish this, so that other packages don't need to know how?

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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