Linux major/minor conversion not entirely correct
John E Hein
jhein at timing.com
Mon Jun 2 15:13:52 UTC 2008
Ed Schouten wrote at 16:47 +0200 on Jun 2, 2008:
> > Where does the magic number 136 come from?
> Linux uses major numbers 136,137,138,... for PTY's.
We should probably point that out in a comment &/or #define.
I've heard no plans to change the device numbering scheme in linux in
the near future. So this magic number should likely be stable for
some time to come, correct?
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