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SubjectRe: State of devfs in 2.6?
On Tue, Dec 09, 2003 at 12:10:47PM -0500, Mark Mielke wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 09, 2003 at 09:21:56AM +0100, Holger Schurig wrote:
> > Devfs for embedded devices is just great. It's all in the kernel, no
> > external process to run (I use my embedded stuff without devfsd). I'm using
> > it for about one year with various kernels.
> I don't see why 'all in the kernel' is the best approach, embedded or
> otherwise. I believe udev is being written to execute with a minimal
> runtime environment. No glibc, or other such beasts.

Exactly. The current bk tree version of udev (which has more features
than the 008 release) is weighing in at 49Kb, linked statically, no
external dependancies.

greg k-h
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