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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] mxser: make /dev/ttyMI<n> namespace contiguous
On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 11:40:37AM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Maybe let's teach mxser to create continous /dev entries in the first
> > place?
>
> The existing mapping is ABI. Users do not expect their devices to
> suddenly move around. If the driver hadn't been merged yet I'd not
> object to the concept. However it is now years too late.
>
> Remap it in userspace if you want, add udev rules for it if you like,
> but the kernel mapping is set in stone.

I see, thanks.

Kirill


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