On Wed, 2010-06-09 at 17:04 +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote: > Hello, > > what should package that require a specific device file do in their postinst ? > > Many packages verify that the device does not exist and verify that > /dev/MAKEDEV exists and do "cd /dev && ./MAKEDEV something" only in > that case. [...] They should do nothing. The device driver will generate a uevent when the device is created, and udev or other userland agent will create the device node. Since new device drivers do not get static device number assignments, there is no way to create their device nodes statically. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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