Subject: Re: Call for review: The New Block/Character Device Switch Configuration Framework
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris Torek <email@example.com>
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.