keep-5-6-sep going in Monday'ish

Mark Hymers markh at
Tue May 21 19:04:37 PDT 2002

On Tue, 21, May, 2002 at 08:04:32PM -0400, Gerard Beekmans spoke thus..
> On Tue, May 21, 2002 at 08:17:23PM +0200, Matthias Benkmann wrote:
> > MAKEDEV. Speaking of MAKEDEV. I'd like to repeat my suggestion to use
> > make_devices instead because it's less opaque and has more teaching value.
> Sorry what's make_devices again? I've seen it before but I can't recall the
> specifics right now. I suppose I could check the archives but if you have a
> second and don't mind reiterating...

Personally, I'm still in favour of LFS-4.0 having
1) make_devices - for static /dev
2) MAKEDEV - for lazy static /dev
3) devfs - for dynamic /dev

We haven't discussed this for ages though.


Mark Hymers                                    BLFS Editor
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