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

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Thu Oct 16 23:18:55 EDT 2008

On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 7:01 PM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Aaron Griffin schrieb:
>>> 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.
> I don't get those OMGIBOOTFASTER things. Besides, it is possible that in the
> future major/minor numbers will be dynamically assigned by the kernel, this
> is already possible with alsa so you can support a large number of sound
> cards. udev does its job fine, we don't need to support deprecated static
> /dev methods.

Agreed. Removing. I will move it to unsupported

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