Subject: Re: Question regarding source tree
To: Gerald C. Simmons <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/11/1996 15:04:12
	I believe /sys/dev is for device specific code which is sharable
	between architectures - ie /sys/dev/ic/z8530* is the zilog 8530
	serial code shared between the sun3, sparc & I think mac68k.

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On Wed, 11 Sep 1996, Gerald C. Simmons wrote:

> I've been upgrading from NetBSD-1.0 to 1.2 as of late, and have question about
> the source tree. I'm just curious. I thought that all the architecture
> dependent code live under sys/arch/(xxx). What is the reason behind having
> some of this code under sys/dev?
> Gerry Simmons