Bug#388258: /sbin/MAKEDEV: don't know how to make device "fuse"

dEbian Bugs RC

Package: fuse-utils
Version: 2.5.3-4.1
Severity: serious

The current fuse-utils is uninstallable (makedev 2.3.1-82, udev
0.100-1 installed):

Setting up fuse-utils (2.5.3-4.1) ...
creating fuse device node...
/sbin/MAKEDEV: don't know how to make device "fuse"
dpkg: error processing fuse-utils (--install):
subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing: