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authorGravatar Angelo Compagnucci <angelo.compagnucci@gmail.com>2015-04-11 15:40:32 +0200
committerGravatar Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>2015-04-11 18:03:25 +0200
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docs/manual: documentation for recursive makedevs syntax
This patch adds the documentation for the new makedevs recursive syntax. [Thomas: s/folder/directory/ as suggested by Yann.] Signed-off-by: Angelo Compagnucci <angelo.compagnucci@gmail.com> Reviewed-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@free.fr> Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>
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diff --git a/docs/manual/makedev-syntax.txt b/docs/manual/makedev-syntax.txt
index e02b79d986..283119d574 100644
--- a/docs/manual/makedev-syntax.txt
+++ b/docs/manual/makedev-syntax.txt
@@ -24,6 +24,7 @@ There are a few non-trivial blocks:
- +type+ is the type of the file, being one of:
* f: a regular file
* d: a directory
+ * r: a directory recursively
* c: a character device file
* b: a block device file
* p: a named pipe
@@ -38,7 +39,14 @@ Let's say you want to change the permissions of a given file; using
this syntax, you will need to put:
----
-/usr/bin/foobar f 644 0 0 - - - - -
+/usr/bin/foobar f 644 0 0 - - - - -
+----
+
+Alternatively, if you want to change owner/permission of a directory
+recursively, you can put:
+
+----
+/usr/share/myapp r 750 myuser myuser - - - - -
----
On the other hand, if you want to create the device file +/dev/hda+