In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, "David O'Brien" writes:
>On Sat, Jul 01, 2000 at 01:26:17PM -0400, Will Andrews wrote:
>> On Sat, Jul 01, 2000 at 07:14:35PM +0400, Ilmar S. Habibulin wrote:
>> > Some order, i suppose.
>> There is plenty of order in the current system.
>> Garrett Wollman suggested that you answer this question carefully, and
>> you have not done that, but provide a vague summary of your beliefs.
>Yes he did. Talk to various committers and you'll see that many have
>ideas where files should live. There have been long threads on this
>issue that got nowhere. The reason things are in such a messy state is
>when something new is brought in, or is changed suffiently much for a
>repo copy the person take the chance to put the files where *they* think
>they should live. Vs. where there would be consistency in the /sys tree.
In fact, I belive there actually was a consensus for moving filesystems
under /sys/fs but not for moving net*. The reason for the difference
in concensus is probably that net* is a systematic prefix.
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