glad when /dev/null is gone

Richard Richard at
Wed Jun 21 03:00:18 PDT 2000

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Kurt V. Hindenburg <kurt.hindenburg at>
To: LinuxFromScratch List <lfs-discuss at>
Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2000 1:36 AM
Subject: glad when /dev/null is gone

> Well, I'll be glad when /dev/null is no more...seems I'm the only
> one having problems this piece of #$#%@#$%.
> It seems that ./MAKEDEV -v generic does not create a /dev/null,
> but does create a /dev/null-.  Is this normal?

I got that too. My red hat has a /dev/null- and a /dev/null
I will try
cd /lfs/dev
mknod null c 1 3
chmod 0666 null

> I'm trying to make a LFS2.3.5 from a LFS2.3.3...still can't get 
> perl to make (dang missing separtor).

I use ./configure.gnu --prefix=/usr instead of ./Configure for

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