[systemd-devel] Mounting /dev/pts
lennart at poettering.net
Mon Jan 3 17:02:36 PST 2011
On Tue, 04.01.11 01:23, Wulf C. Krueger (philantrop at exherbo.org) wrote:
> > Hmm, I normally would be happy to do that, but I am a bit concerned
> > about the gid=tty parameter. Before we pass that off to the kernel we'd
> > have to look that up and pass a numeric gid on.
> Yes, that's what I failed at. :)
OK, commited a patch now which semi-hardcodes tty=5. It can be overriden
with --with-tty-gid= on compile time. However, at this point given that
all distros use tty=5 somebody doing this for tty!=5 is a nasty boy, and
I'll tell his mom.
This should fix your issues. Please test!
> > Hence I'd actually prefer if people apply this in /etc/fstab.
> Well, that would work for new installations but programatically fiddling with
> an existing fstab is, IMHO, dangerous, too. I can't really compare that with
> the dangers of NSS lookups in early userspace, though.
tbh i hadn't thought about the upgrade path issue.
Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.
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