Subject: Re: Is there a devfs in the works?
To: Chapman Flack <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 09/06/2004 13:11:12
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On Sep 6, 2004, at 11:58 AM, Chapman Flack wrote:
> I saw a lot of good devfs ideas in the mail archives, but can't tell if
> there's current activity. There seems to be an empty CVS directory for
> it in miscfs. The ideas that seemed best to me involved some
> config syntax to specify initial naming/ownership/mode defaults, with
> on-disk db the kernel updates if the user changes those attributes
It's a pet project of mine, but I haven't had much time to work on it
for many months.
However, I expect to maybe start working on it again shortly. I
currently have a prototype implementation of "wedges", and devfs makes
wedges a lot nicer in several ways.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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