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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.10-pre11


On Tue, 18 Sep 2001, Richard Gooch wrote:

> Alexander Viro writes:
> > "I can't be arsed to split my K'R4D 3133t 200Kb p47cH" had lost its
> > charm years ago - just look at the devfs mess...
>
> Al, are you ever going to stop bitching and moaning about devfs?
> If you have a specific, technical, reasoned complaint to make, do it
> coherently. Otherwise, stop sniping.

What? I'm saying that devfs was a huge patch which was not understood
(let alone audited) by anyone except you when it was included and as
the direct result we have a long history of problems in that area.
You want to argue against that?

If you still feel that feeding devfs into the tree in one huge chunk was
not a mistake - you are much dumber than I thought.

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