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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 <>
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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