Call-out ports renamed cuadX -> cuauX -- when?

Warren Block wblock at
Thu Oct 13 02:50:26 UTC 2016

On Wed, 12 Oct 2016, Boris Samorodov wrote:

> 11.10.2016 21:46, Warren Block пишет:
>> On Tue, 11 Oct 2016, Polytropon wrote:
>>> So the naming change mentioned in The FreeBSD Handbook, section
>>> 25.2.1. Serial Cables and Ports:
>>>     Call-out ports are named /dev/cuauN on FreeBSD versions 10.x
>>>     and higher and /dev/cuadN on FreeBSD versions 9.x and lower.
>>> doesn't seem to apply, even though the manpages state something
>>> different.
>> I have not looked at that source, but some parts of the Handbook use
>> entities for the current supported releases.  That would show the wrong
>> release numbers here, if those entities were used.
> Those numbers are hardcoded.
> I've created a patch and opened a PR:

Committed, thanks!

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