Subject: Re: CFR: The Auto-Generation Block/Character Device Switch Tables
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Darren Reed <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/14/2002 21:34:17
In some email I received from Bill Studenmund, sie wrote:
> If it's about MAKEDEV, please do if you can. That'd be cool as it would
> further reduce the number of places we have to keep major numbers (and the
> number of places we can get them out of sync).

I wonder, if you could setup /dev in /emul for things like Solaris, SunOS4,
Linux, etc, would you be able to break free from having major/minor numbers
based around being "backward compatible" and go for a single, unified,
major number listing for all ports ?