Re: 2.5.2-pre7 still missing bits of kdev_t

From: Linus Torvalds (
Date: Fri Jan 04 2002 - 12:53:28 EST

On Fri, 4 Jan 2002, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> As mentioned to viro on IRC, I think init_special_inode should take
> major and minor arguments, to nudge the filesystem implementors into
> thinking that major and minor should be treated separately, and be given
> additional thought as to how they are encoded on-disk.

Yes. If somebody sends me a patch, I'll apply it in a jiffy.


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