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    > > major/minors for old stuff still end up leaking into user space and
    > > mattering there. I'm not sure the best option for that
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    > Thta's no problem. But they should be used as hash values no the
    > syscall implementation level and nowhere else.

    We have apps that "know" about specific major/minors that need changing and
    will take time - also some of them are closed source so unfixable.

    For new stuff that bit isnt an issue, although ioctl overlaps mean we have
    some other problems to worry about there
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