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    SubjectRe: My $0.02 on devd and devfs
    In <> Jeff Garzik ( wrote:
    JG> Khimenko Victor wrote:
    >> See above. Try to turn on printer, do `cat something > /dev/printer/0` with
    >> devfs and explain how it'll be handled with devd.

    JG> Are you implying here that /dev/printer/0 is created at open() time?

    Not just /dev/printer/0 but also /dev/printer directory if it's not there.

    JG> IMHO that is a bad idea.

    Why ? bunch of modules will be loaded when you'll try to access /dev/lp0
    without devfs so creation of file in open() call looks like logical next step...

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