Re: what is /.udev for ?
I demand that Marco d'Itri may or may not have written...
> On Feb 09, Norbert Tretkowski <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> File a bugreport... /etc/init.d/udev says:
>> # /.dev is used by /sbin/MAKEDEV to access the real /dev directory.
>> # if you don't like this, remove /.dev/.
> "Remove /.dev/" does not mean "rm -rf it".
Yes. It means "rm -rf /.dev/" ;-)
Interpreting "remove" as "delete" is reasonable , and your average user
may well just delete it without looking (and, maybe, without thinking much
about it at all).
> Considering that the line above says "to access the real /dev
> directory", I think that the message is very clear.
I also say s/remove/unmount and remove/.
 There's a RISC OS *command "remove" which will delete a file...
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