Bug 4083 - Inconsistency with permissions on /dev/pts
Inconsistency with permissions on /dev/pts
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: dev (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-07-16 22:21 EDT by Brian Ryner
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-07-16 23:35:26 EDT
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Description Brian Ryner 1999-07-16 22:21:46 EDT
The RPM expects the permissions on /dev/pts (the directory,
not the devices inside it) to be 775.  However when it's
mounted, the permissions get changed to 755.  I haven't
figured out a way to stop mount from changing the directory
permissions.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-07-16 23:35:59 EDT
you don't want mount to not change the permissions; it's
a security thing. (look in your /etc/fstab for where it gets changed.)
The permissions on the dir otherwise will be fixed in the next dev release.

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