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Re: devfs support for 5.0

On Thursday, 1 May 2008 7:43:10
Matt Fleming <> wrote:

Although this is a reply to a rather old thread, I lately had to
re-read this message to link it to someone who had interest in trying
devfs out, and noticed the following:

> High Priority:
> [...]
> - chmod/chgrp/mv need to signal the changes to devfsd(8)
> [...]

Wouldn't it be better for the devfs vnodeops(9) to trigger such
notification rather than userland commands?  Otherwise you'd end up
with unsuspected behavior while doing operations using third party
software (i.e. any file manager).

Unless this is what the line meant of course :)

Matthew Mondor

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