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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.

This time with various spelling fixes pointed out by all the nice
people on lkml.

--- 1.166/MAINTAINERS Thu Aug 14 21:17:45 2003
+++ edited/MAINTAINERS Sun Aug 17 21:36:11 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 Sun Aug 17 21:36:11 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)"
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,
+ <>.
+ It has been stripped down to a bare minimum and is only provided for
+ legacy installations that use its naming scheme which is
+ unfortunately different from the names normal Linux installations
+ use.

If unsure, say N.

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