MAKEDEV - A program used for creating the device files in /dev

Property Value
Distribution ALT Linux Sisyphus
Repository Classic x86_64
Package name MAKEDEV
Package version 3.3.1
Package release alt21
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 611.76 KB
Download size 611.76 KB
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This package contains the MAKEDEV script, which makes it easier to create
and maintain the files in the /dev directory.  /dev directory files
correspond to a particular device supported by Linux (USB, parallel
or serial ports, scanners, sound cards, hard/optical/tape drives, etc.)
and interface with the drivers in the kernel.


Package Version Architecture Repository
MAKEDEV-3.3.1-alt21.i586.rpm 3.3.1 i586 Classic


Name Value
/lib64/ -
dev = 3.3.1-alt21 - - - - -
rpmlib(PayloadIsLzma) -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -


Name Value
MAKEDEV = 3.3.1-alt21


Type URL
Binary Package MAKEDEV-3.3.1-alt21.x86_64.rpm
Source Package MAKEDEV-3.3.1-alt21.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    rpm [Sisyphus] x86_64 classic
    rpm [Sisyphus] noarch classic
  2. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  3. Install MAKEDEV rpm package:
    # sudo apt-get install MAKEDEV




2013-05-12 - Denis Smirnov <> 3.3.1-alt21
- replace Zaptel to DAHDI
- remove /dev/MAKEDEV
2008-03-31 - Michael Shigorin <> 3.3.1-alt20
- whoops, unfinished re-re-making of preinstall script
(alt19 didn't really test for udev due to wrong src.rpm
having been chosen for upload)
- forgot re-adding dev package as well
- thus rebuilt
- don't break package uninstallation either
(bug introduced in 3.3.1-alt19)

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