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Re: replacing makedev

It's only 800 or so lines; it's pretty basic.  Basing it off redhat
isn't really necessary.  There's also a bit of cruft in the redhat
version.  I'd end up stripping out stuff, changing stuff, etc; it would
get to the point where I'd have been better off just starting from

On Sun, Jul 07, 2002 at 03:53:17PM -0700, elf@buici.com wrote:
> If RH already uses /etc/makedev.d, why not start with their
> application?
> On Sun, Jul 07, 2002 at 06:16:04PM -0400, Andres Salomon wrote:
> > Looking at redhat's makedev, they have device nodes in /etc/makedev.d,
> > so that packages can simply add files to that directory to create new
> > devices.  This is the way debian seems to do things in other cases, and
> > would be a good thing to do, imo.  So, I've started rewriting it in C,
> > to have it use /etc/makedev.d.

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