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

On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 02:01:56AM +0900, Masao Uebayashi wrote:
> > You need some kind of persistent state *somewhere*, to support chmod,
> > chown, mv, rm, etc.  Or are you proposing to break those?  That idea
> > strikes me as a pretty crippling regression.
> My devfs doesn't do that complicate thing.  Mine is more or less procfs +
> kauth.

Wow, that sucks.  Not being able to change permissions (and less importantly,
mv or rm the device files) would definitely be a problem.


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