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SubjectRe: Migrating to larger numbers
Christoph Lameter wrote:
> devfs is just another way of mapping filenames to device drivers. Could
> not the driver you list somehow tap into the devfs mechanism? The old way
> with numbers will be limited in the long run.

That's just silly. The devfs idea is that policy goes into the kernel
-- that's backwards. Policy is one of the thing that you want to keep
miles away.


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