Subject: Re: Embedded NetBSD? [was Re: CVS commit: basesrc]
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: John Nemeth <email@example.com>
Date: 10/27/2001 19:27:34
On Mar 19, 9:48am, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
} Subject: Re: Embedded NetBSD? [was Re: CVS commit: basesrc]
} > The problem that devices can appear anywhere in the filesystem at random,
} > is actually a vary serious flaw in NTFS which M$ really needs to correct.
} "devices" (special files) can appear anywhere in FFS at random.
I realise this. The difference is that on a UNIX system, you have
to explicitly create one via mknod, and it is visible. On NT, they are
magic names, i.e. try accessing ...\aux.c and wham, you're nailed.
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