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Andreas Jellinghaus <aj@dungeon.inka.de> writes:

>> I just hope udev can give a look/feel similar to devfs as I have quite a
>> few machines already in production configured for devfs and really like
>> the manageablility.
>
> I wonder: do you use the /dev/disc/* links, or the /dev/ide/... and
> /dev/scsi/... constructs? I'm not sure how udev will be able to
> support both layouts.
>
> Also: do you prefer a devs compatible layout, or maybe use the change
> for a cleanup? a short list of obscurities: /dev/cdroms/cdrom0 but
> /dev/printers/0 and /dev/tts/0 and /dev/floppy but /dev/discs etc. also
> all floppy devices are in /dev/floopy, where each disc has is
> /dev/discs/discN directory/symlink. I think it's a good opportunity
> for a cleanup, but that wouldn't be compatible...

I'm all for a cleanup. Changing things don't bother me, I just want a
good reason.

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Måns Rullgård
mru@users.sf.net

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