In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Darren Reed writes
>In some email I received from Poul-Henning Kamp, sie wrote:
>> We have now come so far that we can start to kill cdevsw_add()
>> calls and rely on make_dev() for most of the device drivers.
>Is that make_dev() meant to make makedev() or is that a part of the
>transition you're helping along here ?  Wonderfully distinct names...

make_dev() basically does a makedev() and registers the name and cdevsw 
on the dev_t.  In addtion it transports the uid, gid and mode args to
DEVFS if available.

Poul-Henning Kamp             FreeBSD coreteam member
[EMAIL PROTECTED]               "Real hackers run -current on their laptop."
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