Re: [PATCH] KERN_INFO for devfs
Richard Gooch (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tue, 29 Jan 2002 10:48:21 -0700
Denis Vlasenko writes:
> > > Why do you think they _have to_ have "none"? Is it POSIXized or
> > > otherwise standardized? Where can I RTFM?
> > I do not think they have to. They just are :-)
> > fs/namespace.c:show_vfsmnt()
> > ...
> > mangle(m, mnt->mnt_devname ? mnt->mnt_devname : "none");
> > I find this convention quite useful. It allows any program to easily
> > skip virtual filesystems. Using something like /dev or devfs in this
> > case does not add any bit of useful information but possibly adds to
> > confusion.
> Maybe you're right. It's up to maintainer to decide.
> Richard, do you need updated patch without "none" -> "devfs"?
Don't bother. I've gone through the code and done it myself, making
some other minor changes as I go along.
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