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Re: toolchain/45694: update by ./build.sh doesn't complete because of unwriteable /dev
The following reply was made to PR toolchain/45694; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Matthew Mondor <mm_lists%pulsar-zone.net@localhost>
Subject: Re: toolchain/45694: update by ./build.sh doesn't complete because
of unwriteable /dev
Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2011 01:07:46 -0500
On Sun, 11 Dec 2011 01:00:06 +0000 (UTC)
David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost> wrote:
> fdesc implements /dev/fd. It should have a man page; that is a bug.
> (There is actually an fd(4) page for /dev/fd, but it makes no mention
> of fdesc. This also raises the question of whether the floppy driver
> has a man page.)
However there seems to be mount_fdesc(8)/fd(4) and fdc(4); I agree that
mount_fdesk(8) should refer to fd(4) and vice-versa.
Interestingly, on a system of mine where I checked, /dev/fd contains
files dating from 2004, and fdesc is unmounted; I guess that if it's
not obsolete, it's probably a functionality very rarely expected by
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