Subject: Re: /dev/MAKEDEV not in etc.tgz
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Bernd Ernesti <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/12/1998 22:53:10
On Mon Jan 12 17:00:43 1998, Ted Lemon wrote:
> > I noticed while updating my (backup) system to 1.3 that /dev/MAKEDEV
> > is not included in the etc fileset.  Is this deliberate or
> > unintentional?  I understand that the boot floppies may install it,
> > but not all of us necessarily use the boot floppies (or whatever other
> > media your port uses) to upgrade.

/dev/MAKEDEV is in the base fileset.

> Hm.  First of all, what system?  etc.tgz is different for every
> architecture.  Secondly, why ask on current-users?  Why not on
> port-whatever-your-architecture-is, or on netbsd-help?  1.3 is not
> -current...

The current available source IS 1.3 and not the trunk.