[TAG] pppd changing file permissions (Was Re: lpr works for user not root in Basiclinux 2.1)
Kapil Hari Paranjape
kapil at imsc.res.in
Wed Mar 28 04:34:49 MSD 2007
On Tue, 27 Mar 2007, Kapil Hari Paranjape wrote:
>  I have cheated in the above example. Since my system is 2.6.x it
> uses /dev/pts rather than /dev/[tp]typ* for the pseudo-terminals.
> Moreover, since it uses "udev" the device disappears after I logout.
> But the principle is the same.
Actually "udev" is not the culprit in removing the device file. Since
2.6.x uses the "devpts" pseudo file-system, it is *that* file-system
which creates and removes the /dev/pts/* devices.
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