Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Jan 10, Cyril Brulebois <email@example.com
> > 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.