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Re: Fwd: Re: Bug#571136: please remove useless devices from devices.tar.gz


Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Jan 10, Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org> wrote:
> > We have a bug report with a patch by Marco against debootstrap (see
> > attachment), which changes how devices are generated; I can't really
> > tell how much this might affect all of you (especially with debootstrap
> It is not supposed to, since both hurd and kfreebsd already used 
> a different method to manage /dev.

Yes, the code Marco changed cannot be reached when HOST_OS is kfreebsd*,
freebsd* or hurd*.  kfreebsd devfs provides all the device nodes without
manually creating any or using devices.tar.gz;  even for more exotic use
cases like BSD jails.  hurd appears to have something equivalent.

Thanks for letting us know.

Steven Chamberlain

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