Subject: Re: compat linux and /emul/linux/dev/{null,zero}
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/17/2006 11:38:47
On Tue, Oct 17, 2006 at 10:14:28AM +0100, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 17, 2006 at 10:31:57AM +0200, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> > Makes me wonder; why does the suse_base package create those
> > /emul/linux/dev/ entries at all? Linux emu falls back to /dev/ if they
> > don't exist, right?
> IIRC the problem was that opening "/emul/linux/dev/null" for write
> created a file of that name in some cases.

Would not have happened if the /emul/linux/dev/ would not have existed at
all, right?  Then the suse_base package may better create the dsp symlink
in /dev itself.