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SubjectRe: Migrating to larger numbers
Richard Gooch wrote:
>
> H. Peter Anvin writes:
> > Followup to: <199906072316.JAA05265@vindaloo.atnf.CSIRO.AU>
> > By author: Richard Gooch <rgooch@atnf.csiro.au>
> > In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> > > Why not? Assuming all your drivers have devfs support, you don't need
> > > device support in your filesystems.
> >
> > Uh, yeah, right.
>
> So you disagree. But why?
>
> Regards,
>
> Richard....

Because I *still* think devfs is a good implementation of a bad idea.

-hpa

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