Bug#698012: debian-policy: Please update 10.6 "Device files" for udev and the like
usertags 698012 normative discussion
Le Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 09:00:48PM +0100, Christoph Biedl a écrit :
> recently I stumbled over the following paragraph in 10.6:
> If a package needs any special device files that are not
> included in the base system, it must call MAKEDEV in the
> postinst script, after notifying the user.
thank you for your report.
Indeed, it is not even guaranteed anymore that MAKEDEV will be present
on a system, so the Policy is definitely broken.
Given the lack of feedback for the last two months on this list, do
you think you could raise the issue on debian-devel ?
Have a nice week-end,
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan