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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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