Marco d'Itri wrote: > On Sep 04, Steve Langasek <email@example.com> wrote: > >> I still can't fathom why someone decided that udev should be responsible for >> translating PCI IDs and USB IDs into text strings. This smells of crazy. > I think that part of the rationale is that eventually HAL will go away > replaced by udev and programs like this (e.g. look at the keyboard stuff). > I'd like to add here, that devicekit-disks will install udev helpers /lib/udev/devkit-disks-* which are called in /lib/udev/rules.d/95-devkit-disks.rules. devkit-disks-part-id and devkit-disks-probe-ata-smart both link against libraries which are (currently) in /usr/lib, i.e. devkit-disks-part-id links against libglib-2.0 (784K) devkit-disks-probe-ata-smart links against (48K) This will mean, that we will need to install those two libs in /lib. It's not something I'm very keen on to do, but given that almost all of GNOME has migrated to DeviceKit-*, it's not something that imho can be blocked. Cheers, Michael -- Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed away from Earth?
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