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Patch series to remove devfs [00/22]

From:  Greg KH <>
Subject:  [RFC] Patch series to remove devfs [00/22]
Date:  Sat, 11 Jun 2005 00:43:27 -0700

As everyone knows[1], devfs is going to be removed from the kernel soon.
To accomplish this, here is a series of patches (22 in all) that do just
that.  Surprisingly enough, devfs was almost everywhere in the kernel,
that's why it takes so many patches :)

Anyway, here's the whole series against 2.6.12-rc6-git4.  If some of
them don't make it through to lkml (due to size restrictions, or just
failing on a "taste" filter), you can find them all at:
along with a quilt series file to apply them with.

Andrew, please do not pick these up for your -mm tree.  Odds are it will
just cause too many conflicts to make it worth your while :)

Comments welcome.

Oh, and the best part?  Here's the summary of the diffstat:

  222 files changed, 112 insertions(+), 8545 deletions(-)

It's nice to remove code from the kernel for a change...


greg k-h

[1] What?  You don't know this?  Didn't you get the memo[2]?  Did you
    miss the huge flame war almost a year ago[3]?  Are you living under
    a rock[4]?
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