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Re: mknod bug? major minor's are whacky
On Aug 17 17:51, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 08/17/2010 05:46 PM, Bob Goldberg wrote:
> > cygwin 1.7.6
> > attempting to:
> > $ mknod null c 1 3
> > what I get is:
> > crw-rw-rw- 1 user mkgroup-l-d 46200, 14467 2010-08-17 18:44 null
> > WHERE did those crazy major/minor's come from!?!?
They come from Cygwin. They are an accidental reflection of the
volume id, which is used in stat::st_rdev for files by default.
Cygwin only set st_dev to the device number so far. I fixed that
in CVS so that st_rdev and st_dev both contain the device number
now for device files.
Thanks for the report,
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