Re: replacing makedev
Fair enough. Really, the point is to know what they did, reuse the
good and redo the bad.
On Sun, Jul 07, 2002 at 07:39:03PM -0400, Andres Salomon wrote:
> It's only 800 or so lines; it's pretty basic. Basing it off redhat
> isn't really necessary. There's also a bit of cruft in the redhat
> version. I'd end up stripping out stuff, changing stuff, etc; it would
> get to the point where I'd have been better off just starting from
> On Sun, Jul 07, 2002 at 03:53:17PM -0700, email@example.com wrote:
> > If RH already uses /etc/makedev.d, why not start with their
> > application?
> > On Sun, Jul 07, 2002 at 06:16:04PM -0400, Andres Salomon wrote:
> > > Looking at redhat's makedev, they have device nodes in /etc/makedev.d,
> > > so that packages can simply add files to that directory to create new
> > > devices. This is the way debian seems to do things in other cases, and
> > > would be a good thing to do, imo. So, I've started rewriting it in C,
> > > to have it use /etc/makedev.d.
> Broad surveillance is a mark of bad security.
> -- Bruce Schneier
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