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Re: lib/39215: getdevmajor()/major() types don't match

Subject: Re: lib/39215: getdevmajor()/major() types don't match
From: David Holland
Date: Fri, 01 Aug 2008 14:45:14 UTC
Newsgroups: fa.netbsd.bugs

The following reply was made to PR lib/39215; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <dholland-bugs@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: David Holland <dholland@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: gnats-bugs@xxxxxxxxxx, lib-bug-people@xxxxxxxxxx,
        gnats-admin@xxxxxxxxxx, netbsd-bugs@xxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: lib/39215: getdevmajor()/major() types don't match
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2008 14:40:30 +0000

 On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 06:01:13PM -0400, David Holland wrote:
  > > I'd never dare to touch dev_t itself -- the patch is just about
  > > the return value of the userland getdevmajor() function.
  > 
  > I've made a note to change getdevmajor() to return long in said branch
  > when the time comes.
 
 Not that this would be good enough. I guess it's time for devmajor_t
 and devminor_t?
 
 -- 
 David A. Holland
 dholland@xxxxxxxxxx
 

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