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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [Request for inclusion] Filesystem in Userspace

On Tue, 16 Nov 2004 11:20:22 +0100, Miklos Szeredi <> wrote:
> > - Breaks if CONFIG_PROC_FS is not enabled.
> Yes. Would a device node be better? Perhaps. This way there's no
> need to allocate a major/minor for a device.

...or fix your Kconfig to select procfs. :)

On Tue, 16 Nov 2004 11:20:22 +0100, Miklos Szeredi <> wrote:
> > - Explicit casts are not needed when converting void pointers
> > (found in various places).
> But they don't hurt either. At least I can be sure to assign the
> right kind of pointer.

Hmm? The conversion is guaranteed by the standard which makes them
redundant. And redundancy does hurt maintainability. The have been
patches to get rid of the existing casts so please don't introduce new

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