[cgl_discussion] devfs & CGL
mochel at osdl.org
Thu Feb 6 06:42:37 PST 2003
On 6 Feb 2003, Mika Kukkonen wrote:
> I am starting to get worried about devfs in 2.6; see for example this:
This should make you very happy. :)
> Our specs don't explicitly name devfs (I searched) anywhere, but how
> about POC; is there and how much of our features are dependent on devfs?
> I thought some of the hotplugging and maybe scalability requirements
> needed it?
They absolutely should NOT. There are no kernel developers that I know of
-- besides Richard -- that are using devfs. In fact, they staunchly refuse
to, especially those working on hotplug and device naming issues.
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