Subject: Re: Share common code/data across ports?
To: Wolfgang Solfrank <>
From: Daniel Carosone <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/09/1997 11:28:43
Well, I see a third possibility - replace MAKEDEV with a program that
grovels kmem and pulls out all the info that you'd like to put in a
devfs. Or even have the kernel produce a nice tree structure via some
new interface that doesn't have all the overhead of a vfs layer. Then
populate a normal plain ffs.

Almost, but not quite, like the solaris "drvconfig, devlinks, .."
programs, at least in concept.

Lets you use the kernel information, without putting the code in the