Re: irda-utils development.
knok> >> hmm, i think i will have the same problem as well when trying to
knok> >> package tpctl -- i was under the impression that using mknod was ok.
knok> >> is that incorrect?
knok> $ lintian irda-utils_0.9.4-2_i386.deb | lintian-info
knok> W: irda-utils: mknod-in-maintainer-script postinst:13
knok> N: Maintainer scripts should not create device files directly. They
knok> N: should call makedev instead.
knok> N: Refer to Policy Manual, section 4.6 for details.
knok> W: irda-utils: mknod-in-maintainer-script postinst:20
if that is true, i wonder if sysklogd and sysvinit have bugs or are special
knok> In any case, I'll try to tell makedev maintainer.
the following line appears in the makefile for tpctl:
mknod --mode=664 /dev/thinkpad c 10 170
/usr/src/linux/Documentation/devices.txt does not have an entry for
this. i don't think MAKEDEV has one either.
does anyone have any suggestions on what to do? contact the makedev