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Re: How to make character devices in non spec-fs file systems

On Thursday 29 October 2009 13:04:52 der Mouse wrote:
> why do you want I/O to go to your filesystem code rather than to the
> device driver appropriate for the device?  The latter is what I'd
> expect based on what little I know of devfses.


Currently it is just because of some special features like cloneable devices 
which are not supported by specfs. Else I could maybe wrap my FreeBSD-devfs 
into the NetBSD-specfs layer.

VREG has one problem in that FIONBIO ioctls are not forwarded to my layer, but 
VFIFO works fine.

Thanks for your time!


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