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    SubjectRE: My $0.02 on devd and devfs
    Shawn Leas writes:
    > Richard, I have read that devfs escapes using the
    > standard VFS code. Is it a matter of overhead in
    > using the VFS, or is it a matter of necessity in
    > that the special nature of devfs device nodes
    > would require a new type of special file be created?

    No, devfs uses the standard VFS code. It just works around some
    deficiencies of the VFS code. As the VFS improves I track those
    changes and release new patches which have either less code or more
    elegant (simpler) code.

    No drama.

    Regards,

    Richard....
    Permanent: rgooch@atnf.csiro.au
    Current: rgooch@ras.ucalgary.ca
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