Subject: Re: Share common code/data across ports?
To: der Mouse <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 01/08/1997 08:43:08
On Wed, 8 Jan 1997 10:42:57 -0500 (EST)
der Mouse <mouse@Holo.Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA> wrote:
> Or if devfs does support the above, it means the results won't survive
> the next reboot.
...So, the way Sun "solved" this is to put the devfs on /devices, and
make /dev into a symlink farm. Under Solaris, the symlinks themselves
have permissions, whereas permission of a symlink follows that of
the real object at the end of the symlink chain in BSD.
Needless to say, I don't particularly like how Sun did that...
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