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SubjectRe: Larger dev_t


Ingo Oeser <ingo.oeser@informatik.tu-chemnitz.de> wrote:

>Yes: Let "mknod /dev/foo [bc] x y" die!

I hope this never happens. Improving the major/minor device scheme is
reasonable; abandoning it would be a sad occurrence. It would make Linux too
"un-UNIXish" (how's THAT for an an ugly neologism!) for my tastes.

Wayne


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