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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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