makedev_2.3.1-93ubuntu2_all.deb


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Description

makedev - creates device files in /dev

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package filename makedev_2.3.1-93ubuntu2_all.deb
Package name makedev
Package version 2.3.1
Package release 93ubuntu2
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category universe/admin
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Download size 23.85 KB
Installed size 96.00 KB
The MAKEDEV executable is used to create device files, often in /dev.
Device files are special files through which applications can interact
with hardware.
This package is not necessary for most modern Linux systems, where the udev
subsystem provides a more dynamic mechanism for device file management.

Alternatives

Package Version Architecture Repository
makedev_2.3.1-93ubuntu2_all.deb 2.3.1 all Ubuntu Universe
makedev - - -

Requires

Name Value
base-passwd >= 3.0.4

Conflicts

Name Value
udev <= 0.024-7

Download

Type URL
Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Binary Package makedev_2.3.1-93ubuntu2_all.deb
Source Package makedev

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install makedev deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install makedev

Files

Path
/sbin/MAKEDEV
/usr/share/doc/makedev/changelog.Debian.gz
/usr/share/doc/makedev/copyright
/usr/share/lintian/overrides/makedev
/usr/share/man/man8/MAKEDEV.8.gz

Changelog

2017-03-22 - Stéphane Graber <stgraber@ubuntu.com>
makedev (2.3.1-93ubuntu2) zesty; urgency=medium
* Don't attempt to create /dev devices when inside a container.
(LP: #1675163)
2013-05-18 - Steve Langasek <steve.langasek@ubuntu.com>
makedev (2.3.1-93ubuntu1) saucy; urgency=low
* Merge from Debian unstable, remaining changes:
- Remove the udev handling; we actually deliberately invoke MAKEDEV on
udev-managed directories to make the basic devices now.
* Dropped changes, included in Debian:
- Mark makedev as Multi-Arch: foreign to allow for mountall
to be installable with multi-arch (needed for armhf containers on x86)
- debian/preinst: don't call update-rc.d remove on initial installation
of the package.
2013-05-09 - Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org>
makedev (2.3.1-93) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* Mark makedev as Multi-Arch: foreign to allow for mountall to be
installable with multi-arch (needed for armhf containers on x86; thanks,
Stéphane Graber).
* Remove preinst script, which had a buggy version comparison and in any
case only applied to upgrades from lenny (thanks, Steve Langasek;
closes: #674218).
2012-10-24 - Steve Langasek <steve.langasek@ubuntu.com>
makedev (2.3.1-92ubuntu1) raring; urgency=low
* Merge from Debian unstable, remaining changes:
- Mark makedev as Multi-Arch: foreign to allow for mountall
to be installable with multi-arch (needed for armhf containers on x86)
- Remove the udev handling; we actually deliberately invoke MAKEDEV on
udev-managed directories to make the basic devices now.
- debian/preinst: don't call update-rc.d remove on initial installation
of the package.
2012-09-09 - gregor herrmann <gregoa@debian.org>
makedev (2.3.1-92) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* Fix "postinst fails on non-default Debian kernels and is 
useless on =< 3.4":
drop check for kernel version >= 2.4
(Closes: #685376)
* Fix "/run transition: Please update use of /dev/.udev":
additionally check for /run/udev, patch from Roger Leigh
(release goal).
(Closes: #644318)
2012-05-23 - Steve Langasek <steve.langasek@ubuntu.com>
makedev (2.3.1-91ubuntu2) quantal; urgency=low
* debian/preinst: don't call update-rc.d remove on initial installation of
the package; this is unnecessary, and causes problems for bootstrap
because insserv is deliberately unavailable.  LP: #1001460.
2012-05-03 - Stéphane Graber <stgraber@ubuntu.com>
makedev (2.3.1-91ubuntu1) quantal; urgency=low
* Merge from Debian. Remaining changes:
- Mark makedev as Multi-Arch: foreign to allow for mountall
to be installable with multi-arch (needed for armhf containers on x86)
- Remove the udev handling; we actually deliberately invoke MAKEDEV on
udev-managed directories to make the basic devices now.
2012-03-31 - Robert Millan <rmh@debian.org>
makedev (2.3.1-91) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* Abort postinst when running no non-Linux kernels.
(Closes: #665461, #665472)
2012-03-21 - Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
makedev (2.3.1-90) unstable; urgency=low
* finish orphaning package by changing maintainer to Debian QA Group
* add Vcs entries to the control file
* clean up a few lintian warnings
2012-02-02 - Stéphane Graber <stgraber@ubuntu.com>
makedev (2.3.1-89ubuntu2) precise; urgency=low
* Mark makedev as Multi-Arch: foreign to allow for mountall
to be installable with multi-arch (needed for armhf containers on x86)

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