Re: potato missing /dev's
On 01-Feb-00, 07:17 (CST), James LewisMoss <email@example.com> wrote:
> >>>>> On Mon, 31 Jan 2000 20:32:51 -0600, Steve Greenland <firstname.lastname@example.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*
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