Subject: Re: Filesystems that don't support devices
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Gavan Fantom <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/19/2001 20:53:12
On Wed, 19 Dec 2001, der Mouse wrote:
> > /* If we have devices, we cannot be on msdosfs */
> > if (access(_PATH_CONSOLE, F_OK) != -1)
> > return;
> Um, shouldn't that check that _PATH_CONSOLE is actually a device?
I don't know.
Is it valid for /dev/console to be a symlink, or even a regular file?
I would imagine that if /dev/console is neither absent nor a device then
someone is playing with something funky, and that we should assume that
they know best...
Gillette - the best a man can forget