In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, John Baldwin writes:
>I stared at the bpf code some last week, and determined that the
>extra make_dev() was in bpf's open() method in the non-devfs
>case.  As such, I have a rather simple patch.  However, I don't
>like a driver having to be aware of devfs.  Does anyone have any
>other (preferably cleaner) ways to fix this?

Yes, I'm working on a patch for all pseudo devices so that they
go away (entirely) when no longer used.

That's the problem with cloning devices: you need a way to get
rid of them again or you have a DoS on your hands.

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