permissions related to /dev/alarm and setting the system

by Dianne Hackborn » Sat, 11 Apr 2009 05:05:56 GMT

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 Please read the documentation in the SDK on the security model.

You can look at the alarm device to see its permissions:

$ adb shell ls -l /dev/alarm
crw-rw-r-- system   radio     10,  45 2009-04-10 09:03 alarm

So anyone can read it, and only the system uid can write it.

On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 12:53 PM, Richard Schilling <

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