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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Futex Asynchronous Interface
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In message <Pine.LNX.4.44.0206060930240.5920-100000@home.transmeta.com> you wri
te:
> Do we have major and minor numbers for sockets and populate /dev
> with them? No. And as a result, there has _never_ been any sysadmin
> problems with either.
Ummm... you don't do much network programming, do you Linus? Don't
confuse familiarity with fondness: the socket API is *not* a good
model to copy.

> You already have to have a system call to bind the particular fd to the
> futex _anyway_, so do the only sane thing, and allocate the fd _there_,
> and get rid of that stupid and horrible /dev/futed which only buys you
> pain, system administration, extra code, and a black star for being
> stupid.

Yet another special way to create a special fd? Hmm...

That might be better than what I proposed, but it's not the epitomy of
taste either.

Rusty.
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