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SubjectRe: tty_[un]register_devfs putting 3K structures on the stack
tytso@MIT.EDU said:
> And it's allocating a tty_struct for a really dumb reason, too. It's
> just using it so it cna call tty_name.

> Just replace the call to tty_name with something like this:

> sprintf(buf, driver->name, idx + driver->name_base)

> and make the obvious change to avoid using tty.device, and you can
> avoid need to allocate a tty_struct altogether.

Are you willing to consider this a critical bug that deserves to be fixed
before 2.4.0?

If so, I'm willing to make the fix and send it to whoever wants it.


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