Subject: Re: ipfilter changes not complete yet?
To: Bernd Ernesti <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/09/1997 13:18:15
On Thu, 9 Jan 1997, Bernd Ernesti wrote:

> On Thu Jan  9 02:32:00 1997, Christoph Badura wrote:
> > 
> > netbsd@arresum.INka.DE (Bernd Ernesti) writes:
> > >>     Same for MAKEDEV. So wouldn't it
> > >>     be usefull to reserve some numbers for attapi, or will it be never
> > >>     included to the official tree some day?
> > 
> > >The atapi source are unoffical changes so we can't really care about the
> > >device number for every unoffical driver.
> > 
> > What a load of nonsense.  You either have to start a registry for
> Where the hell should I know about other device numbers if I DON"T
> USE IT and the driver is NOT in our -current tree and nobody mentioned
> the device numbers on current-users?
	Assuming it is intended to have an ATAPI driver in the tree at	
	some point (I would have thought this a virtual certainty), and
	given that ATAPI would be very widely used, it would seem sensible
	to allocate some numbers for the device nodes now, to help users
	on the i386 & arm32 ports.

		David/abs	david@{,,}

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