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SubjectRe: Need blocking /dev/null
On Mon, 29 Oct 2001, Marko Rauhamaa wrote:
>
> I noticed that I need a pseudodevice that opens normally but blocks all
> reads (and writes). The only way out would be through a signal. Neither
> /dev/zero nor /dev/null block, but is there some other standard device
> that would do the job?
>
> If there isn't, writing such a pseudodevice would be trivial. What
> should it be called? Any chance of including that in the kernel?

/dev/never

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