Subject: re: NetBSD Security Advisory 1999-009
To: None <>
From: John D. Hardin <>
List: tech-security
Date: 04/21/1999 18:57:28
On Wed, 21 Apr 1999, matthew green forwarded to bugtraq a NetBSD
advisory that contained: 

> The SVR4 /dev/wabi character device special file, usually created
> below the /emul/svr4 hierarchy, is currently supposed to be a synonym
> for the /dev/null device special file.

If that's the case, why isn't it a symlink to /dev/null so that the
relationship is obvious and the cross-platform major-device-number
issues are avoided?

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