[Piuparts-devel] Bug#911334: Bug#911334: Create /dev/ptmx like debootstrap does

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Mon Oct 29 17:18:13 GMT 2018

On 2018-10-29 18:05, Holger Levsen wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 29, 2018 at 05:48:21PM +0100, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
>> Since the bug is probably present in all old findutils versions
>> (including archived releases) and therefore not getting fixed
>> *everywhere*,
> I'm a firm believer in not carry compatibility code for ever. piuparts
> should be able to test archived releases, but it doesnt have to run on
> it.

The script using "find" and triggering the error is run inside the
chroot ...

But in this case we have two choices that are theoretically equivalent
and I would consider neither to be a workaround. It just happens that
one of them exposes a bug and the other one therefore works "better".


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