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Re: udev device naming policy concerns

* Tore Anderson 

|   That one of our goals shall be to eventually have changed all of our
|  packages to use the devfs-style naming style exclusively and have removed
|  the symlinks from the standard locations, thus having rendered ourselves
|  incompatible with every other major distributor (and that includes most
|  upstream sources that use device nodes directly), is absolutely
|  ludicrous.  Not only is it a unrealistic goal, but I fail to see *any*
|  advantage accomplishing it will make.

I think you are overestimating the problems.  I used to run without
any compat symlinks, just devfs, and apart from the fact that you have
to fix inittab, it mostly Just Worked.

Tollef Fog Heen                                                        ,''`.
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are      : :' :
                                                                      `. `' 

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