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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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