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The return of devfs

The return of devfs

Posted May 8, 2009 16:14 UTC (Fri) by rmini (subscriber, #4991)
In reply to: The return of devfs by epa
Parent article: The return of devfs

You can't set ownership or permissions with symlinks, where you can with device nodes. That's probably the more important part of policy than symlinks. Additionally, some devices are difficult to name persistently.

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