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SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] remove mentionings of devfs in documentation
On Tue, Jul 11, 2006 at 05:45:05PM +0200, Michal Piotrowski wrote:
> Hi Adrian,
>
> Adrian Bunk:
> > Now that devfs is removed, there's no longer any need to document how to
> > do this or that with devfs.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>
> >
> > ---
> [snip]
> > --- linux-2.6.18-rc1-mm1-full/Documentation/ABI/obsolete/devfs 2006-07-09 11:22:37.000000000 +0200
> > +++ /dev/null 2006-04-23 00:42:46.000000000 +0200
> > @@ -1,13 +0,0 @@
> > -What: devfs
> > -Date: July 2005
> > -Contact: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
> > -Description:
> > - devfs has been unmaintained for a number of years, has unfixable
> > - races, contains a naming policy within the kernel that is
> > - against the LSB, and can be replaced by using udev.
> > - The files fs/devfs/*, include/linux/devfs_fs*.h will be removed,
> > - along with the the assorted devfs function calls throughout the
> > - kernel tree.
> > -
> > -Users:
> > -
>
> According to Documentation/ABI/README
> " removed/
> This directory contains a list of the old interfaces that have
> been removed from the kernel.
> "
>
> we should add devfs to removed/

Thanks, agreed.

> Regards,
> Michal
>...

cu
Adrian

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