Re: Bug #32888: The old `base' package.
On Wed, Mar 10, 1999 at 12:57:49AM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 09, 1999 at 02:35:31PM +0100, Santiago Vila wrote:
> > It contains lots of device files. It is essential.
> No, the base-files package (effectively) provides those files.
Uh? It doesn't! (Why should it?).
makedev perhaps, as it checks in its postinst and creates a lot of device
files if they are not already present, but not base-files.
Enrique Zanardi email@example.com