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Re: HEADS UP: I will be merging christos-time_t by the end of theweek
On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 10:44:20AM -0500, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> | I'd say we should at least change major/minor to return ints
> | again. Whether new names are introduced is a matter of
> | taste, imo it helps clarity.
> I think it is best to ask in tech-kern. Now is the good time to do
> it, because we can change the format of the dev_t without killing
> binary compatibility (because all the dev_t bearing syscalls have
> been versioned and we can ride on the version bump). For example
> I think it makes sense to keep major and minor 32 bits, I don't see
> a reason to split otherwise, like major be 24 and minor be 40.
This all sounds good to me, FWIW.
David A. Holland
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