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SubjectRe: LANANA: To Pending Device Number Registrants
Alan Cox writes:
> > > > if (strcmp (buffer + len - 2, "cd") != 0) {
> > > > fprintf (stderr, "Not a CD-ROM! Bugger off.\n");
> > > > exit (1);
> > >
> > > And on my box cd is the cabbage dicer whoops
> >
> > Actually, no, because it's guaranteed that a trailing "/cd" is a
> > CD-ROM. That's the standard.
>
> And its back to /dev/disc versus /dev/disk. Dont muddle user picked
> file names with kernel namespace bindings please.

Even if we have per-device filesystems, we are going to have the same
issue, in one form or another. If we have a "/devicetype" trailing
component added on, then somewhere it has to report "CD-ROM" or "cd"
or "Compact Disc".

Regards,

Richard....
Permanent: rgooch@atnf.csiro.au
Current: rgooch@ras.ucalgary.ca
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