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Re: MAKEDEV, postinst and udev

On Wed, 09 Jun 2010, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Jun 09, Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> wrote:
> If you remove udev then you are on your own.

There are still cases where not using udev is fine: chroots or in
openvz containers.

I would still want the packages requiring a device file to properly setup
it in those cases. So it's still worth to document what they should do
to support all use-cases...

> > 1/ udev to keep mounting the on-disk /dev on /dev/.static/dev
> I removed this in 0.124-1, before lenny, and it will not be back.

Why? Except for the additional mount point showing up in /proc/mounts it
did not hurt IMO.

Raphaël Hertzog

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