[sane-devel] devfsd

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Sun, 9 Dec 2001 19:54:22 +0100


On Sun, Dec 09, 2001 at 05:29:28PM +1000, Robert Stanford wrote:
> Is it possible to compile sane-backends so it doesnt check symlink 
> permissions with the devfs.
> i.e. I believe so it doesnt do an lstat.

Could you provide some more details about what you want to achieve? As
far as I know, no backend uses (l)stat for checking permissions.
Usually the device files are just opened and an error message is
printed only if the system doesn't allow access.