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Re: (Semi-random) thoughts on device tree structure and devfs

On Mon, Mar 08, 2010 at 10:54:13AM -0500, der Mouse wrote:
> > BTW: OSF/1 aka DEC-Unix aka Tru64-Unix did somthing like Linux +
> > udevd(8) over 10 years ago.
> Another reason to think that it's likely worth trying.

So did SGI, and it was a disaster.  If you're going to break the common
Unix idiom (single directory full of nodes for devices) you'd better be
prepared to replace it with something that's very, very easy and
intuitive for experienced Unix administrators to learn.

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