Re: rootskel can't make dev
David Whedon wrote:
> It looks like one problem is trying to run mknod (or cp -a) while not root to
> create the special files in /dev. I get messages like:
> ruff:rootskel$ mknod hda b 3 0
> mknod: `hda': Operation not permitted
Right, you can't create device files as a normal user. Looks like
fakeroot hides the error while creating empty normal files..
I think you'll have to require that your rules file run as real root,
not fakeroot. If you don't want to do that we can keep the dev files in
build/Makfile, I guess.
see shy jo