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SubjectRe: [PATCH] driver-core: devtmpfs - driver core maintained /dev tmpfs
Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 03:23:42PM +0200, Kay Sievers wrote:
>> From: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@vrfy.org>
>> Subject: driver-core: devtmpfs - driver core maintained /dev tmpfs
>
> Umm, guys this needs much broader discussion than just sneaking in
> a patch under the covers.
>
> It basically does re-introduce devfs under a different name, and from
> looking at the implementation it might not be quite as bad a Gooch's
> original, but it's certainly worse than Adam Richters rewrite the we
> never ended up merging.

I was interested in this Richter devfs rewrite, since I was unfamiliar
with it.

For the benefit of the thread, here is a URL that people can examine:

http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=104138806530375&w=2

Regards,

Jeff





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