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Re: potato missing /dev's

On 01-Feb-00, 07:17 (CST), James LewisMoss <dres@ioa.com> wrote: 
> >>>>> On Mon, 31 Jan 2000 20:32:51 -0600, Steve Greenland <stevegr@debian.org> said:
>  Steve> Don't you think that the fact that MAKEDEV, when run outside
>  Steve> of /dev (by root, of course), creates the devices files in the
>  Steve> current directory is a severe design flaw? With not even an
> No.  For several reasons:
> 1) It's perfectly reasonable for someone to want device files that
>    don't happen to reside in /dev.

Fine -- make it an option (MAKEDEV -d /usr/home/foo). 

> 2) The script isn't in /bin or /sbin.  It's in /dev.

BZZZSSST! Thank you for playing.

~$ ls -l /sbin/MAKEDEV
-rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root        35896 Jan  7 21:04 /sbin/MAKEDEV*

Steve Greenland <vmole@swbell.net>
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