Subject: Re: The demise of DEV_BSIZE
To: Charles M. Hannum <email@example.com>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/12/1999 11:27:50
"Charles M. Hannum" <email@example.com> writes:
> If you mean in the more general sense of `possibly a long time, before
> the current boot, possibly even by a different OS accessing the same
> disk', then that's marginally true (modulo symlinks), but it's not
> terribly interesting.
It's not even "marginally" true, is it?
mknod isn't going to cause the device nodes created to be opened.
(that'd be hell on tapes. 8-)
Chris Demetriou - firstname.lastname@example.org - http://www.netbsd.org/People/Pages/cgd.html
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.