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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kill i_dev
> I'm not convinced that returning random numbers to user space is
> necessarily a great idea.. That said, I think we already do it for unnamed
> pipes anyway, so I'm more wondering if we should have some way to map
> these numbews (in user space) to a valid thing, so that they wouldn't just
> be random numbers.

That just means someone has to implement a trivial ->getattr wrapper for
sockfs that zeroes out the st_dev field.

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