Subject: Re: Share common code/data across ports?
To: der Mouse <>
From: Giles Lean <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/09/1997 07:07:07
On Wed, 8 Jan 1997 10:42:57 -0500 (EST)  der Mouse wrote:

> Or if devfs does support the above, it means the results won't survive
> the next reboot.

One of the design requirements for a devfs must be persistence, and
support for rename(), chown(), and chmod() (at least).

Personally, I'm not particularly in favour of MAKEDEV.  HP-UX 'insf'
is a lot smarter about making device files that actually match your

What Solaris does is unspeakable. :-(