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SubjectRe: mknod64(1)
Robert Love <> writes:

|> On Fri, 2003-04-18 at 17:24, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
|> > What would probably be useful for mknod(1), if it doesn't already, is
|> > to allow the major/minor to be specified in any of the standard bases,
|> > i.e. using strtoul(...,...,0).
|> mknod(1) does not, I think. Actually, maybe it does... it uses some
|> coreutils wrapper.

The wrapper is essentially calling strtol in the end, so yes, coreutils'
mknod does support the standard bases.


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