Subject: Re: /dev/MAKEDEV not in etc.tgz
To: None <>
From: Mike Long <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/13/1998 00:58:49
>From: Bernd Ernesti <>
>Date: Mon, 12 Jan 1998 22:53:10 +0100 (MET)

[ I wrote: ]
>> > I noticed while updating my (backup) system to 1.3 that /dev/MAKEDEV
>> > is not included in the etc fileset.
>/dev/MAKEDEV is in the base fileset.

You are correct sir.  I was misled by the fact that /dev/MAKEDEV.local
was in the etc set, and wondered why /dev/MAKEDEV wasn't there as well.

>On Mon Jan 12 17:00:43 1998, Ted Lemon wrote:
>> 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.

Yep.  Also, every port has a /dev/MAKEDEV, even though the scripts
themselves differ.
Mike Long <>      
"Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands,
hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats." -- H.L. Mencken