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 : :' :