Subject: Re: MAKEDEV prob
To: Lennart Augustsson <>
From: Johnny Billquist <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/07/2003 16:31:45
On Wed, 7 May 2003, Lennart Augustsson wrote:

> > who cares?  just remove all the leading zeroes, and add this:
> > 
> >         j=$(echo 0$j | sed 's/.\(..\)/\1/')
> Is sed always available when you want to run MAKEDEV?

No. Just as chmod and chown isn't...

Somebody should probably file a pr on that. If you boot a machine without
/dev populated, and /usr on another disk, you'll get *lots* of errors
about not finding chmod and chown.


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