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From: karl@××××××××.se
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] packages messing with /dev
Date: Sun, 22 May 2022 19:25:27
1 Dear package maintainers,
2 please do not mess with preexisting files in /dev.
4 I have static /dev and that suit me well for quite a few systems that
5 has a static environment, especially system that are intended to for
6 a long time and where I tend to minimize the number of running
7 processes, every running process is something that can go wrong.
8 Their /dev/ files are set up for their intended use, and I don't want
9 surprises there.
11 When upgrading it isn't easy to see what package that did
12 something to /dev so it isn't easy to bug the guilty party.
14 If sys-fs/static-dev is installed, please do not touch /dev,
15 if you want you can leave suggestions in some file.
17 Regards,
18 /Karl Hammar


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Re: [gentoo-user] packages messing with /dev Dale <rdalek1967@×××××.com>