Re: Will woody ever become stable?
On Wed, Jan 16, 2002 at 03:56:05AM +0100, Jochen Voss wrote:
> > I have an NMU prepared which takes the conservative approach (one line
> > change, test -e instead of test -f). The correct thing to do in the long
> > term is to use MAKEDEV, but that can wait until after woody is released.
> I would favour MAKEDEV, because MAKEFLOPPIES seems to be seriously
> broken. When I do "rm /dev/fd*" my i386 system, then
> "MAKEFLOPPIES -g" did create the wrong device files for
> my system. It needed a second call to MAKEFLOPPIES to fix this.
There is currently no bug reported against fdutils about creating wrong
device files. What is the nature of the problem, and why hasn't a bug been
fdutils is an important package, and we must be careful not to introduce
worse problems during the freeze process.