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    SubjectRe: UUIDs (and devfs and major/minor numbers)
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    > At some level, that's why I don't like devfs; it doesn't do enough, and
    > at the same time it does too much (it puts too much policy into the
    > kernel --- namely the device names, which is somethign the kernel should
    > be agnostic about).

    So does /proc. Indeed the unix purist element use sysctl which keeps the
    name space seperate. We have a /proc, it works, purist or otherwise.

    Alan


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