fbtab - change device protection upon login
The fbtab file contains lines which specify how the permissions and ownership
of various system files should be changed based on
the user's login
Comments start with a `#' and extend to the end of the line.
or lines with only a comment are ignored.
All other lines consist of three fields delimited by whitespace.
Login Device The device you have logged in on
File Permission An octal permission number (0600), as
Other devices The final field is a colon (`:') delimited list of
devices (e.g., ``/dev/console:/dev/fd0a''). All
device names are absolute paths. A
path that ends
in ``/*'' refers to all directory entries except
``.'' and ``..''.
The fbtab file is used by login(1) to chown(2) the specified
files to the
user who has performed a login. Additionally, chmod(2) is
used to set
the devices to the specified permission. When a user logs
is responsible for performing the inverse operation, which
results in the
files once again belonging to root.
login(1), login_fbtab(3), init(8)
Guido van Rooij
OpenBSD 3.6 August 22, 1994
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