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Re: bin/45514: MAKEDEV doesn't create /dev/tty20 and over
The following reply was made to PR bin/45514; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Alan Barrett <apb%cequrux.com@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/45514: MAKEDEV doesn't create /dev/tty20 and over
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2011 10:56:50 +0200
On Tue, 25 Oct 2011, David Laight wrote:
> I haven't looked at the MAKEDEV script itself, but the original
> pattern has a trailing '*' so would match tty0fred - I'm not
> sure this is needed/desirable.
> It might be that tty[0-9]* is enough!
The case pattern
is one of the few that I did not modify in revision 1.141 of
src/etc/MAKEDEV.tmpl. It's been like that since revision 1.3
(from 2003), and before then it was
I also think that tty[0-9]* is what we should use here.
--apb (Alan Barrett)
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