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Re: [russell@coker.com.au: Re: Adding device file to /dev.]

 At 20010608.18:59:04, Brian May wrote

  Brian> >>>>> "Arthur" == Arthur Korn <arthur@korn.ch> writes:
  Brian>     Arthur> MAKEDEV does check for /dev/.devfsd, so as long as people
  Brian>     Arthur> use MAKEDEV they don't have to bother.
  Brian> but packages still will print messages when creating devices. Packages
  Brian> should either:
  Brian> a) not print any messages when creating devices or
  Brian> b) only print messages if ! devfs.
  Brian> Otherwise, seeing messages that devices are being created on a devfs
  Brian> system can only cause confusion.

Should MAKDEV be able to create new symlinks (that is, modify
/etc/devfs/symlinks), and by doing so, still be able to notify the user?



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