Re: How to package device files?
On Thu, 30 May 2002 18:33, Grant Edwards wrote:
> I'm working on a package that contains character device files
> among the files to be installed. When I look at the contents
> of the .deb file, they're shown correctly. After installing
> the package, the device files have been created as normal
> (empty) files.
> How do I get the install process to install the files as they
> exist in the package file?
Run mknod/makedev in the postinst IFF the device node /dev/.devfsd does not
exist. If there is a /dev/.devfsd then the device nodes should be
automatically created for you.
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