Teminal issues in -dev
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Oct 15 21:18:34 PDT 2008
Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> mknod -m 666 $LFS/dev/tty c 5 0
>> If that is done in Chapter 6, then the user doesn't have to remember any
>> additional lines other than the chroot line (which is difficult enough).
> Keep in mind why you want this. If you are really going through the book
> as a user, this entire conversation is moot. You will not be outside of
> dev trying to get back in before you reboot your new system with a shiny
> new udev to auto-populate /dev. Unless, of course, you've restarted your
> machine in which case the book has already referred you to the beginning
> of chapter six.
> So, really, it appears that you want this to make your experience with
> jhalfs nicer.
Yes. Is there something wrong with that?
> In which case, is it really harder to remember:
> mount --bind /dev $LFS/dev
In my proposal, some users will get a little convenience without having to
> I'm not intending to be unsympathetic. I just don't understand how your
> proposed command really benefits the average end user.
In a lot of cases, it won't. But what does it hurt? We do a lot of things that
are not, strictly speaking, minimal.
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