[arch-dev-public] delete 'makedev' from extra?

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Thu Oct 16 18:58:31 EDT 2008

On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 5:00 PM, Dusty Phillips <buchuki at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/10/16 Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>:
>> https://dev.archlinux.org/packages/extra/i686/makedev/
>> Is this package still used by anyone? Even the main page says "MAKEDEV
>> is largely obsoleted by udev on modern systems."
> I have a feeling the new "five second boot" article and resulting
> competitions may revive MAKEDEV. However, I think the script would be
> much better off in [unsupported] where the people playing with this
> stuff have more access to it.

Well, if you really want all the devices for your computer, you can
run udev once and just copy the /dev dir.

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