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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.



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