Subject: Re: fdesc
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: J.T. Conklin <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/14/1996 10:58:08
> >Considering the problems with /dev/{stdin,stdout,stderr,tty} and the
> >fact that fdesc requires the union filesystem to be useful, I propose
> >that it be changed to only supply /dev/fd/<filed-descriptor> and be
> >mounted on /dev/fd.  At the moment, I can't think of any reason why
> >the present behavior is benefitial.
> Well, we could have the present behavior as an option... But I agree, 
> if the stdin,stdout,stderr,tty don't work properly, we should get rid
> of them from mount_fdesc.

If the present behavior is just plain broken (which it seems to be), I
see little value in keeping it around at all, even as a non-default