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Re: mounting wedges by name

On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 11:02:32AM +0000, Andrew Doran wrote:
> This seems like an hack around a devfs sized hole in the system.
> It will generate more compatibility baggage.  The file system is good
> for naming things, so I struggle to see why we need yet another way of
> naming things.

devfs doesn't exist and I doubt there is a consensus that it will
come to existence in the near future.

But the "compatibility baggage" in terms of wedges, dk and driver
data structures or the sysctl MIB is already there. I would hope
that making use of it may even prevent others from generating
'new compatibility baggage' in the future.

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."

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