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Re: RFT: new fuse package(s)

On Tue, Dec 27, 2005 at 06:39:25PM +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> > They fix many bugs wrt debconf by dropping it at all. In addition
> > fuse-utils should create /dev/fuse or /dev/.static/dev/fuse device now. 
> For the benefit of the other debian-devel@ readers: no package other
> than udev and makedev should ever look at /dev/.static/.
> The correct method to create a device node in postinst is:
> cd /dev && ./MAKEDEV name
> This will take care of creating the device(s) in /dev if it is static or
> in the underlying static /dev if udev is active (or do nothing if you
> still live in 2001 and have not yet stopped using devfs).

Yes after some talks on #debian-devel I'm now aware of it, and I won't
upload package using mknod instead of makedev. I hope that new version of
makedev will appear quite soon.

In addition I've filled bugreport against lintian which threated using
mknod as warning and not critical error.


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