Followup to: <200006030736.e537aY206837@jupiter.cs.uml.edu>
By author: "Albert D. Cahalan" <email@example.com>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> Shitting into /dev is somehow better? Unlike /dev/pts, the shm
> filesystem is not full of devices. Let's keep /dev for devices.
> One doesn't fix /proc by moving the problems into /dev.
It is, if you think what a device node really is: it's a special file
provided as a point of interaction with the kernel. This is exactly
what shmfs provides, so yes, it is appropriate.
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