Subject: Re: MI MAKEDEV code
To: Martin Husemann <email@example.com>
From: Luke Mewburn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/25/2003 21:05:18
On Sun, May 25, 2003 at 11:54:35AM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
| On Sat, May 24, 2003 at 10:07:07PM -0400, Christos Zoulas wrote:
| > Please let me know what you think. It is pretty easy to convert the new
| > archs to use it, but it might break the script that generates the man
| > pages.
| I like the idea.
| Is mtree(1) available when this script is run? Maybe we could make it output
| an mtree template and pipe that to mtree instead of running individual rm/
| mknod etc. itself?
mtree is in /usr/bin, and we currently use /dev/MAKEDEV for the "mfs /dev "
hack in /sbin/init. Therefore, this would cause problems on systems
with a separate /usr.
Not an insurmountable problem, but an issue non-the-less.