Posted May 8, 2009 11:21 UTC (Fri) by meyert (subscriber, #32097)
Parent article: The return of devfs
"Boot speed, boot speed, boot speed.
Oh, and reduction in complexity in init scripts, and saving embedded systems a lot of effort to implement a dynamic /dev properly (have you _seen_ what Android does to keep from having to ship udev? It's horrible...)"
I don't understand this. Can embedded system not jut use a static /dev tree? Isn't this true for android platfrom, that is intended for embedded use?