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    SubjectRe: RFC: deprecating/removing the legacy mode of devpts
    Just replace /dev/ptmx with a pts/ptmx symlink... something that works already.

    Al Viro <> wrote:

    >On Sun, Apr 08, 2012 at 09:16:22PM +0200, Kay Sievers wrote:
    >> I guess the following:
    >> - remove the 'ptmx' cdev from drivers/tty/pty.c
    >> - add a new devtmpfs_create_link() to drivers/base/devtmpfs.c
    >> - call devtmpfs_create_link() from _init in fs/devpts/inode.c
    >> - change the default of ptxmode=0 to a sane default = 0666
    >> - get rid of the (rather broken) idea of 'legacy' vs 'non-legacy
    >> mount options in the default setup; I don't think userspace
    >> ever be required to fiddle with such stuff
    >You do realize that there are people with _static_ /dev out there,
    >you? As well as those of us who are not using your latest and greatest
    >udev and not enabling devtmpfs at all. Not all world is Fedora...

    Sent from my mobile phone. Please excuse brevity and lack of formatting.

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