Subject: Re: MI MAKEDEV code
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-kern
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.