Re: Creating a device file unknown to MAKEDEV
On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 04:34:58PM +0200, Jens Schmalzing wrote:
> I am currently packaging the Mac-on-Linux emulator mol. For network
> access, mol needs a device file called sheep_net, which I would like
> to create during postinst. However, this device is unknown to
> MAKEDEV, while Debian policy is quite clear about device files:
> If a package needs any special device files that are not included
> in the base system, it must call MAKEDEV in the postinst script,
> after asking the user for permission to do so.
> Could some kind soul help me to solve this dilemma?
File a bug against the makedev package.
Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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