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Re: Locking of serial devices and devfs

Le jeu, jun 21, 2001, à 03:56:05 +0200, Miquel van Smoorenburg a écrit:

> > devfs is all about loosing that major/minor <troll>nonsense</troll>.
> Sure, *but* even on devfs, a device node has a unique major/minor.
> It might be allocated dynamically and be only valid until the next
> reboot, but it's perfectly usuable for locking.

... until one uses a lean version of devfs, which doesn't have these
numbers, but just uses the pathname instead. Why design for a fragile system
? Device names aren't going away.

	-- Cyrille


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