Debian Bug report logs - #630813
default configuration does not mount devfs (broken on GNU/kFreeBSD)

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Package: pbuilder; Maintainer for pbuilder is Debian pbuilder maintenance team <>; Source for pbuilder is src:pbuilder.

Reported by: Robert Millan <>

Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2011 14:45:02 UTC

Severity: important

Found in version pbuilder/0.199+nmu4

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From: Robert Millan <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: default configuration does not mount devfs (broken on GNU/kFreeBSD)
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2011 16:40:54 +0200
Package: pbuilder
Version: 0.199+nmu4
Severity: important
Usertags: kfreebsd

Default setup is USEDEVFS=no which is always wrong on GNU/kFreeBSD.  The
resulting environment is missing /dev/null, etc, and fails to build most

Rather than changing the default for GNU/kFreeBSD, I suggest to make the
pbuilder code always assume USEDEVFS=yes when running on this platform.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: kfreebsd-amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: kFreeBSD 8.2-1-amd64
Locale: LANG=ca_AD.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=ca_AD.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages pbuilder depends on:
ii  coreutils                     8.5-1      GNU core utilities
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]         1.5.39     Debian configuration management sy
ii  debianutils                   4.0.2      Miscellaneous utilities specific t
ii  debootstrap                   1.0.32     Bootstrap a basic Debian system
ii  wget                          1.12-3.1   retrieves files from the web

Versions of packages pbuilder recommends:
ii  devscripts                    2.11.0     scripts to make the life of a Debi
ii  fakeroot                      1.16-1     tool for simulating superuser priv
ii  sudo                          1.7.4p6-1  Provide limited super user privile

Versions of packages pbuilder suggests:
pn  cowdancer                     <none>     (no description available)
pn  gdebi-core                    <none>     (no description available)
pn  pbuilder-uml                  <none>     (no description available)

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