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Re: potato missing /dev's



On Fri, Jan 28, 2000 at 10:14:20PM -0700, Bdale Garbee wrote:
> Historical... I'm sure it was so that it would sort to the front of 'ls' 
> output in the /dev directory, where it has lived through history.  Because of
> devfs, it now installs in /sbin and gets symlinked into /dev.

Why not stick it in lib and link it to dev? It's not really mean to be
run from the path in most cases. (Because it will create devices
wherever root happens to be sitting.) Putting it in lib would keep it
out of /dev for devfs purposes, but would also, I think, cut down on
accidents.

-- 
Mike Stone

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