On Sun, 13 May 2001, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

>   Log:
>   Convert DEVFS from an "opt-in" to an "opt-out" option.
>   If for some reason DEVFS is undesired, the "NODEVFS" option is
>   needed now.

        Right step.

>   Pending any significant issues, DEVFS will be made mandatory in
>   -current on july 1st so that we can start reaping the full
>   benefits of having it.

        I'm not sure if this move in the right direction. Current devfs
implementation is weak compared to the static device entries in the /dev.
And sometimes it is better to have a precreated device nodes in the ufs
filesystem. Having dual interface is not all that hard if you'll spend
enough time on design.

Boris Popov

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