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Re: Old base tarballs

On Tue, 8 Dec 1998, Sven LUTHER wrote:
> actually i don't know. it seem that the stuff in /dev is not ok, i had problems
> with xterm because the /dev/tty* where not readable by everyone. i guess you
> should get a recent MAKEDEV (from the same name debian package ?), erase the
> /dev/* and remake them (don't know the options of MAKEDEV, ./MAKEDEV all didn't
> 	   work for me, so i just chmod a+w /dev/tty* ...)

Use the `-p' option of tar to preserve the permissions.



Geert Uytterhoeven                     Geert.Uytterhoeven@cs.kuleuven.ac.be
Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP}  http://www.cs.kuleuven.ac.be/~geert/
Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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