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    Subject[PATCH] mark devfs obsolete
    The person listed as maintainer hasn't touched it for alomost a year
    and after that only some odd fixes and my interface fixes went it.

    With udev we also have a proper replacement.

    --- 1.166/MAINTAINERS Thu Aug 14 21:17:45 2003
    +++ edited/MAINTAINERS Sat Aug 16 11:56:20 2003
    @@ -558,10 +558,7 @@
    S: Maintained

    -P: Richard Gooch
    -S: Maintained
    +S: Obsolete

    P: Digi International, Inc
    --- 1.28/fs/Kconfig Thu Aug 14 02:20:32 2003
    +++ edited/fs/Kconfig Sat Aug 16 12:03:57 2003
    @@ -762,7 +762,7 @@
    programs depend on this, so everyone should say Y here.

    config DEVFS_FS
    - bool "/dev file system support (EXPERIMENTAL)"
    + bool "/dev file system support (OBSOLETE)"
    depends on EXPERIMENTAL
    This is support for devfs, a virtual file system (like /proc) which
    @@ -780,6 +780,13 @@
    Note that devfs no longer manages /dev/pts! If you are using UNIX98
    ptys, you will also need to enable (and mount) the /dev/pts
    filesystem (CONFIG_DEVPTS_FS).
    + Note that devfs has been obsoleted by udev,
    + <http://>.
    + It has been striped down to a bare minimum and is only provided for
    + legacy installations that use it's naming scheme which is
    + unfortunately different from the names normal Linux installations
    + use.

    If unsure, say N.

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