Subject: Re: MI MAKEDEV code
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From: David Laight <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/28/2003 17:58:37
> Please note that the new script is a lot smaller
> and somewhat slower than the old one, because it does individual rm's
> chmod's and chown's. This can be easily fixed by adding the necessary
> options to mknod(1).

As Luke pointed out, they are already in current.

It is also worth caching the name -> number lookup for user and group
names.  I think it the slowest part of the whole operation!
(use mknod -u#number ...)


David Laight: