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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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