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Re: dependencies on makedev

On Fri, 30 Dec 2005, Matthew Garrett wrote:

> Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org> wrote:
> > That's the wrong answer.
> >
> > What ever happened to standard unix tools?  chmod/mkdir/chown/mv?
> >
> > You're suggesting doing things like some other OS(like Windows, were you have
> > to edit a registry).
> Indeed. Editing plain text configuration files has never been the Unix
> way, and vi certainly isn't a standard unix tool.

No, I'm saying why are people attempting to replace what already works with
something new and obfusicated?

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