Subject: Re: fdesc
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.ORG>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/17/1996 08:49:05
> how about implimenting /dev/{stdin,stdout,stderr,tty} in the fdesc
> code, but, including it always ?  such that fdesc is now mounted on
> /dev/fd.

In my opinion, that is a bad idea.  Having any pathnames, like /dev/fd,
wired into the kernel strikes me as an extremely bad idea.  (Having /
there seems okay; /sbin/init strikes me as unfortunate but pretty much
unavoidable - and isn't there a boot flag that says to prompt for
init's pathname?)

					der Mouse