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SubjectRe: silent semantic changes with reiser4
On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 11:45:13PM +0100, Jamie Lokier wrote:
> Horst von Brand wrote:
> > What happened to "code talks, bullshit walks"?
>
> devfs is a fine example of why code isn't enough. With devfs the code
> came first, the >1 year of strategic bullshit politics from the "it's
> not traditional unix" crowd came later, then it went in, then lots of
> people used it, then it was replaced by something which still doesn't
> work as well as 2.4 does with or without devfs, and people are still
> using it despite it's faults.

What is udev's faults that have an issue with?

Yes, we don't do module autoloading when opening a device node, but
that's well known, documented, and the way the kernel has evolved to
anyway.

thanks,

greg k-h
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