[arch-dev-public] about makedevs script

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Mar 10 15:17:25 EDT 2008

On Sun, Mar 9, 2008 at 8:17 AM, Roman Kyrylych <roman.kyrylych at gmail.com> wrote:
>  Another question is - what is the purpose of /sbin/makedevs?
>  It is not used by initscripts, why it's in the package then?

I have no idea. I think this is a holdover from devfs days.

I vote we kill it, rather than update it. If someone wants a static
/dev, they can do it with mknod

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