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SubjectRe: /dev/ones
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And lo, Charles Cazabon saith unto me:
>
> Steffen Grunewald <steffen@gfz-potsdam.de> wrote:
> > Charles Cazabon wrote:
> > |>
> > |> >> Hmmm I guess we need a /dev/one? (Actually not a bad thing to have)
> > |> >
> > How about /dev/minusone :-) ?
> > Or /dev/allones ...
>
> CaT <cat@zip.com.au> suggested /dev/ones, which sounds as good a suggestion
> as any to me.

"ones" is plural, "zero" is singular. /dev/one would follow the precedent
of /dev/null and /dev/zero, while /dev/ones would follow /dev/nulls and
/dev/zeros. ls /dev if you don't remember which actually exist.

Keith (why is RH5.0's /dev/full mode 644?)


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