Subject: Re: devfs, was Re: ptyfs fully working now...
To: Daniel Carosone <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Daniel Carosone <email@example.com>
Date: 11/20/2004 12:36:22
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On Sat, Nov 20, 2004 at 11:32:03AM +1100, Daniel Carosone wrote:
> Processing of such symlinks would be disabled if the filesystem that
> contained them was mounted -o nosymdev. Processing of normal /dev
> nodes vs -o nodev would continue as now.
On second thought, perhaps nodev should forbid both kinds of devices,
for the safety of existing configs. New "nosymdev" and "nonumdev"
options might allow specific selection. Minor detail, anyway.
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