Subject: Re: FreeBSD 5/6/7 kernel emulator for NetBSD 2.x
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.org, email@example.com>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 10/28/2005 01:09:39
> One thing that /dev does have is a lot of inodes. What it doesn't
> have is files, so no need for block allocation maps.
Well, I don't know about FreeBSD. But NetBSD traditionally has MAKEDEV
in /dev, and while it might go away in a devfs world, I think it would
be a bad idea - I'd even go so far as to call it broken - to make it
impossible to have plain files in /dev.
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