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SubjectRe: [PATCH] driver-core: devtmpfs - driver core maintained /dev tmpfs
> No tool ever has a chance to get to the information only available at
> early kernel init. All such tools will need to "replay" what the
> kernel already did. This is intended to save us from doing this, and
> retain the information which is there, but lost at the moment the
> tools have the first chance to run.

Serious question - which is the better problem to fix ?

> It's not about a sucking tool, its just impossible. And there is no
> space wasted, it's a single string for a very few subsystems, an
> nothing is stored per device.

Plus code plus tmpfs nodes (the latter are not quite free because you
create unneeded ones versus udev but I agree that is noise for most users)

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