On Thu, May 30, 2002 at 12:58:48PM -0500, Adam Heath wrote: > I also think that might have been a hold over from when we couldn't override > permissions of files. Since permissions on devices are changed very often(as > compared to normal dirs/files), I believe it became policy to not ship device > files in debs. I thought the reasoning was more that MAKEDEV is a conffile, giving the admin control over which device files appear on their system? We also have to consider how things play with devfs. -- "You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."
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