svn commit: r210926 - head/sys/dev/null

Kostik Belousov kostikbel at
Fri Aug 6 14:24:00 UTC 2010

On Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 04:21:48PM +0200, Ed Schouten wrote:
> * Konstantin Belousov <kib at> wrote:
> > Log:
> >   Mark /dev/zero and /dev/null as eternal.
> So `eternal' means that these device nodes can never ever disappear?
> Maybe we can also mark /dev/ctty (tty_tty.c) like this as well?
Yes, the plan is to mark all eligible devices eventually. But I want to
wait some time, before making the sweep over the drivers, to make sure
that I did not missed something serious in the design. This is why
only /dev/null and /dev/zero are converted for now.
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