[arch-dev-public] [signoff] udev-172

Evangelos Foutras foutrelis at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 12:56:20 EDT 2011

On 11 July 2011 18:41, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 11:38 AM, Gaetan Bisson <bisson at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> [2011-07-11 16:02:15 +0200] Thomas Bächler:
>>> Permissions are incorrect here, should be 0666, otherwise a user cannot
>>> access it and trigger the module autoloading.
>> Sorry I was AFK for some time.
>> You are correct: it was a permission issue on /dev/fuse that I had.
> This isn't a permission error you had; it is likely a permission error
> every single person will have, so it needs to get addressed somehow.

The permissions are wrong here as well.

Below are the results of using 'git bisect' and installing the
resulting packages in a VM, rebooting, and seeing if /dev/fuse has 600
or 666 permissions:

(Reverting this commit [1] in the udev 172-1 package fixes the wrong
permissions on /dev/fuse. I don't understand the changes in that
commit myself, so I'll leave further troubleshooting to Tom and the
other experts. :p)

c112873b5bc9ebbae39c32f502bc6211f33546cc is the first bad commit
commit c112873b5bc9ebbae39c32f502bc6211f33546cc
Author: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers at vrfy.org>
Date:   Mon May 30 02:12:02 2011 +0200

    rules: static_node - use 0660 if group is given to get the cigar

    >> On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 15:33, Tom Gundersen <teg at jklm.no> wrote:
    > Close, but no cigar. Looks like the static nodes are not assigned
    > permissions 0660 even if a gid is set (the nodes have perms 0600).
    > Cheers,
    > Tom

:040000 040000 4bc113a62daff05dadc05d3812d66a702d7e1849
d893668f602bb9079b721a26e880333b7e7932f8 M	udev

[1] http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/hotplug/udev.git;a=commitdiff;h=c112873

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