Subject: Re: Call for review: The New Block/Character Device Switch Configuration Framework
To: None <>
From: Chris Torek <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/02/2001 15:08:02
>...but breaks compatibility.

>Renumber the conflicting devices and provide compatibility with a kernel
>compile switch providing redirects in the old slots, and I'm right with ya.

That is why I provided the actual code for the "compat_dev" function.

Of course, you have to do this at the same time you switch
away from using 8-bit major and minor numbers.