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Re: block device lock difference between netbsd-4 and netbsd-5 (Thor Lancelot Simon) writes:

>>> You can't open block device more than once in netbsd>  5.0.

>It was never supposed to work.  Among other things, it's a severe
>security hole.

Why is it more of a security hole than accessing the raw device?

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."

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