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Re: FreeBSD devfs support on NetBSD 5.0
On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 12:38:40PM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> > > I.e. rename() always just fails on my ideal devfs.
> > That's a substantial enough regression compared to what we have before
> > that I for one would consider the result unusable. (At least assuming
> > you're talking about the /dev finally presented, as opposed to the
> > devfs underlying the union thingy.)
> I think given further reading about mount_union(8) and white-out files I
> believe the upper layer can easily fully support rename(2) (and
> everything else) at least as well as mount_union(8) does,
IOW, not at all?
The only magic that's already here is from the Necronomicon.
> and that should be quite adequate.
Indeed, but probably not in the way you intended :-)
David A. Holland
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