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Re: mjf-devfs2 branch

> [...devfs...]

Somkething like this has been needed for a long time.  A very cool use
of the flexibility of custom filesystems.

However, this...

>       - Manipulating device nodes with chmod(1)/chgrp(1) needs to
>         update the rules in devfsd accordingly.  These rules will be
>         written to the configuration file to allow them to persist
>         across reboots.

...leads me to ask, what about other things, such as mv, ln, ln -s, and
objects other than device files in /dev?  While I can't speak for
anyone other than myself, I don't consider support for that sort of
thing in /dev optional (for other than devfs-development systems).

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