cvs commit: src/sys/conf majors

Scott Long scottl at
Mon Feb 2 14:40:35 PST 2004

On Mon, 2 Feb 2004, Paul Saab wrote:
> Ruslan Ermilov (ru at wrote:
> > What PHK means is that if this driver is both for 5.x and 4.x,
> > then you should only register its major in RELENG_4 -- 5.x
> > provides automatic major numbers allocations:
> And it will run in RELENG_4 as well as -current, so it needs a major
> number.

Unless you have a userland app that requires specific knowledge of the
major number (and please don't tell me that you are going to follow the
broken path of asr(4) here =-), there is no reason to reserve a static
major assignment in -current.


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