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SubjectRe: TTY changes to 2.1.65
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Followup to:  <Pine.LNX.3.91.971127141337.259F-100000@mirkwood.dummy.home>
By author: Rik van Riel <H.H.vanRiel@fys.ruu.nl>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> We could implement /dev in the same way we implement /proc...
> Device drivers can register/unregister their device files in
> /dev and they get assigned a 'device number' for each device
> they allocate (no need for major/minor numbers)
>

This is something of an FAQ on this list; every now and then someone
proposes it; the general consensus is that it's a bad idea.

-hpa

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