additions/fixes

Greg Schafer gschafer at zip.com.au
Wed May 14 02:49:38 PDT 2003


On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 05:41:09PM +0100, James Iwanek wrote:
> Douglas J Hunley wrote:
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> >> MAKDDEV: use "bzcat MAKEDEV-1.7.bz2 > /dev/MAKEDEV" instead of the
> >> current method
> > 
> > and for that matter, how about:
> > (cd /dev; ./MAKEDEV generic-nopty)
> > 
> > for the command to run MAKEDEV instead of cd'ing into dev and then cd'ing
> > back out again
> 
> or how about: /dev/MAKEDEV generic-nopty

That will not work. Unless I'm mistaken, MAKEDEV creates the device special
files in the current dir, hence the need to cd.

Greg
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