Bug#393575: [Pkg-lirc-maint] Bug#393575: lirc: mknod in maintainer script

Amaya amaya at debian.org
Tue Dec 26 09:20:36 CET 2006

Steve Langasek wrote:
> Actually, the use of mknod directly is normally considered RC, per
> <http://release.debian.org/etch_rc_policy.txt>.  In this case it's not
> RC, because MAKEDEV doesn't know about /dev/lirc and therefore can't
> be used to create it.

Do you think this bug is still relevant? 
udev now creates devices for lirc, I wonder if we can now get rid of the
mknod cruft already.

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