[PATCH] devfs support in char/raw.c

From: Alessandro Amici (amici@tiscalinet.it)
Date: Sat Dec 08 2001 - 05:31:35 EST

[please cc me on reply]


the following patch enables devfs support for the raw devices.
It is a blatant cut-and-copy from other drivers, and it passed the
basic tests I could figure out (mainly xine dvd raw access) - with and
without devfs.

Without devfs I find the raw devices under /dev on my Debian box,
but man raw(8) itself introduces the /dev/raw/ directory.
So, the proposed devices naming scheme is:


I would like to submit the patch to the maintainer, but I failed to
find who he is! (Stephen Tweedie?)


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