svn commit: r192535 - head/sys/kern

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Thu May 21 21:44:55 UTC 2009

In message <20090521.144043.-501541558.imp at>, "M. Warner Losh" writes

>: Correct, but kqueuing /dev is not nearly as expressiv as devctl,
>: where the protocol has space where the device driver could pass
>: useful information to devd(8).
>It could, but right now it doesn't.

My point is that kqueue cannot do it, ever, therefore standardizing
on devctl seems the most future-proof choice.

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