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Package: makedev (2.3.1-89)

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creates device files in /dev

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.

Tags: System Administration: System Boot, Configuration Tool, Hardware Support, User Interface: Command Line, Role: Program, Scope: Utility

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