Will Dyson on Mon, 29 Sep 2003 20:55:13 -0400

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Re: [PLUG] expect, /dev/pts, and a chroot

On Mon, 2003-09-29 at 20:28, Will Dyson wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-09-29 at 16:00, Paul wrote:
> > Keep in mind that DevFS support will be removed from kernel 2.6.  A 
> > replacement is planned.
> Actually, I'm pretty sure it will not go away until 2.7. The kernel devs
> like to mark a feature deprecated for at least one release version
> before removing it. But nobody is stepping up to really maintain the
> code, so it may become broken at some point (especially if the userspace
> replacement really kicks some ass).

Btw: I'm unaware of any moves towards removal of the devpts filesystem.
It does a small job (managing /dev/pts/) and does it well. 

Will Dyson
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