In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Bruce Evans writes:

>This was decreed but not agreed to.  I don't use devfs and don't plan
>to use it until it works at least as well as specfs (if this is
>possible).  I have noticed about 10 minor bugs in it despite only running
>it to test it every 6 months or so.  Examples:

Why don't you report such findings then ?

>- file time updates are broken in several ways.

Details ?

>- stat() doesn't work right on devfs directories (st_size and st_blocks
>  zero for all devfs files, but should be nonzero for directories).

Where is this requirement from ?

>- pathconf() doesn't work right on devfs directrories (_PC_NAME_MAX and
>  _PC_PATH_MAX are unsupported, but must be supported for directories).

OK, that's a bug.

>- acd devices still have insecure modes (world readable).

That is not a fault in DEVFS but in the driver.

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