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Re: Bug#149309: generic target in MAKEDEV

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: Bug#149309: generic target in MAKEDEV
Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2002 23:26:15 +0200
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On Mon, Aug 19, 2002 at 07:07:56PM +0200, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 19, 2002 at 12:11:41AM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> > I sent this patch for MAKEDEV a while ago. Please could
> > you take it a look? this is debian bug #149309
> Looking at that pathc, I notice you left out SCSI devices.  Was that
> intentional?

No, I thought that hdX did include SCSI already. please could you add them?

> The name sucks.  std sucks already, to have std and generic is hopeless
> beyond any reason :)

I don't have anything to say on the name suckery. will we provide "generic"
in the default install?

> But if it is just for compatibility, then that's not
> so bad.  Just tell me, what packages did you work on that a generic target
> exists?

debootstrap. (don't ask me about debootstrap porting progress)


Robert Millan

"5 years from now everyone will be running
free GNU on their 200 MIPS, 64M SPARCstation-5"

              Andrew S. Tanenbaum, 30 Jan 1992

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