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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mark devfs obsolete
On Sat, Aug 16, 2003 at 01:41:02PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> 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
>
> DEVICE FILESYSTEM
> -P: Richard Gooch
> -M: rgooch@atnf.csiro.au
> -L: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> -S: Maintained
> +S: Obsolete
>
> DIGI INTL. EPCA DRIVER
> 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
> help
> 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://http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/kernel/hotplug/>.

Bogus URL here.

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Tom Rini
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