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Re: mtree(8) keyword clarification: "device"
Le 02/09/2013 22:30, christos%astron.com@localhost a écrit :
NetBSD's mtree understands different encodings for major,minor (how
many bits are used for major and minor). See the mknod(8) sources.
Native means NetBSD, as well as it can understand a single number
which is interpreted as raw.
For whatever reason I read mknod(2) and not mknod(8). I was not looking
at the correct place (e.g. the parsedev() function).
Which raises a remark here: while NetBSD's mtree can decode a
"format,major,minor" value thanks to parsedev, it will encode the value
as raw fts entry ("number") in the spec.
AFAICT that part is missing in libarchive, so I'll have to import it.
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