Marc Heerdink marc_heerdink at
Thu Mar 8 08:11:58 PST 2001

On Thu, 08 Mar 2001 10:00:30 -0000, michael nazaroff wrote [Re: Glibc]:
> This is what is given back to me when I run ls -l on /dev/null
> hopefully this will help I'm not sure why the group and permissions are 
> messed up but this hopefully will help
> -rw-r--r--   1 0        0               0 Mar  7 18:18 null
> I have no name!:/dev#

You don't have the null device, so you forgot to run MAKEDEV. Make /dev/null
manually with:

mknod null c 1 3

from /dev and recompile glibc.

There is no programming language, no matter how structured,
that will prevent programmers from writing bad programs.
- L. Flon

Marc Heerdink
marc_heerdink at

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