In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Boris Popov
>On Fri, 18 Aug 2000, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> Missing:
>>         Rename
>>         Subdirs.
>>         Close some race conditions using guaranteed atomic operations.
>>         Mountoption (ro ?) to prevent new devices from appearing in an instance.
>>         All uses of cdevsw_add() needs to be use devfs_clone() instead.
>       How should 3rd party KLDs implement cloning function ? For now it
>seems to be impossible to use a single binary for DEVFS and non-DEVFS

Once the code has been shaken out, the cloning stuff will be standard.

Right now I prefer to keep as much as possible under #ifdef DEVFS.

See kern/vfs_conf.c for another good reason (besides KLD) to make
the cloning stuff standard.

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