Documentation/ABI: devfs is not obsolete, but removed!
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1 What:           devfs
2 Date:           July 2005 (scheduled), finally removed in kernel v2.6.18
3 Contact:        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
4 Description:
5         devfs has been unmaintained for a number of years, has unfixable
6         races, contains a naming policy within the kernel that is
7         against the LSB, and can be replaced by using udev.
8         The files fs/devfs/*, include/linux/devfs_fs*.h were removed,
9         along with the the assorted devfs function calls throughout the
10         kernel tree.
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12 Users: