DragonFly commits List (threaded) for 2012-12
git: Revert "mknod(2): Restrict functionality to creating FIFOs."
Author: Sascha Wildner <email@example.com>
Date: Thu Dec 20 04:54:32 2012 +0100
Revert "mknod(2): Restrict functionality to creating FIFOs."
This reverts commit d5056fe0532f6e09c1c52b6384f3ef6e6db77a68.
After the commit, stuff like cpdup, tar, etc. used on dev would
start whining when before they would create the nodes, even
though they were not actually usable.
Since the potential breakage in external software is unknown, make
up my mind and go with the lower risk approach, even if it is kind
The mknod(8) utility is left deleted.
Summary of changes:
sys/emulation/linux/linux_misc.c | 32 ++++++++-----
sys/kern/vfs_syscalls.c | 93 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------
sys/sys/kern_syscall.h | 1 +
3 files changed, 98 insertions(+), 28 deletions(-)
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