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SubjectRe: [PATCH] dev_t [1/3]
On Tue, Mar 18, 2003 at 10:45:14PM +0100, wrote:
> The first patch is the cdev-kill patch that I sent out
> earlier. It is no use having two forms of chardev registration
> in the source, and my version of the path of small modifications
> does not pass through this version, although the final result
> will not be that different. So, kill cdev_cachep, cdev_cache_init,
> cdfind, cdget, cdput, inode->i_cdev, struct char_device.
> All of this is dead code today.

You're also removing refcount code... why not fix it up instead?

I agree your patch is mostly correct from a "today" standpoint, but from
a long term standpoint I think fixing up the code as intended would be
the best path. It would be silly to remove this code only to add it


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