Subject: Re: UFS inodes as device descriptors
To: None <>
From: Jim Reid <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/14/1998 12:01:21
>>>>> "Lucio" == Lucio de Re <> writes:

    Lucio> This entire discussion strikes me as a sad instance of
    Lucio> "backward compatibility at all costs".  Whereas I'm
    Lucio> beginning to understand the need to provide NFS clients
    Lucio> with a consistent view, from the server side, of what is in
    Lucio> fact the local configuration <sigh!>, I also think that the
    Lucio> legacy of something totally alien in the UFS is going to be
    Lucio> a high price to pay.

NFS clients shouldn't be accessing a server's /dev files anyway.