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Re: CVS commit: src/sys/kern

On Sun, Jan 24, 2010 at 09:34:13PM +0200, Antti Kantee wrote:
 > > Well, that's sort of an explanation, although I might clarify it some
 > > if it were me... but I can't see what purpose these things serve since
 > > they're identical to the standard ones. If there's compat_ultrix logic
 > > that recognizes them and does something special, I can't find it. 
 > > 
 > > Could they be removed, or is there some chewing gum sticking the logic
 > > together somewhere that I've missed? (If so, it should be mentioned
 > > explicitly...)
 > We can't have two majors mapped to the same devsw (at least that was
 > my assumption?).  Those couldn't be (re)moved easily, so I let them stay.

I can believe that.

The other question I guess is whether it really needs two sets of
majors, since in theory compat_ultrix can/should have its own
[bc]devsw. But that's for someone with historical knowledge of the
pmax port to look into...

David A. Holland

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