Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/sys/compat/darwin
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Emmanuel Dreyfus <>
List: source-changes
Date: 09/12/2003 07:21:03
Bill Studenmund <> wrote:

> Uhm, why?

For the sake of completeness.
> You're assuming that when someone runs mknod in Darwin emulation that they
> really want a NetBSD device node. That sounds rather suspicious to me. If
> you want a NetBSD node, just run NetBSD's mknod.

I understand your point of view, but if I don't convert it, a Darwin
binary will have an inconsistent view of devices between stat(2) and
mknod(2). I don't know what is worst.

Emmanuel Dreyfus
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