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Re: (Semi-random) thoughts on device tree structure and devfs
Heh, you want everything.
And all of you understand how difficult it's to implement a
full-featured filesystem? There are tradeoffs. My intent is to keep
simple and intuitive. I also assume NetBSD users are not stupid to
learn new things.
> - I want to present a subset of devices to a chrooted devfs.
I think this is about kauth(9).
> - I want to give a different set of permissions than the default.
> - I want to be able to call a device by a different (symbolic name) without
> using symlinks.
Why not symlinks?
> - I want to prevent access to the device completely by not providing a device
I think "unlink" would be not difficult.
> - I want to preserve those changes across boots.
I think some layering.
> - I want to be able to move all my disk devices to a subdirectory.
Does this need to be "rename"? What if you can configure your view of the /dev?
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