Re: udev device naming policy concerns
Roger Leigh <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> The current single directory with a bazillion device nodes in it
> doesn't scale well. Not only is it difficult to find the nodes
> actually available on your system, it also has the potential to hurt
> performance. For example, an "ls /dev" on my system shows 1439 device
> nodes, of which perhaps 10% are actually available and 5% have
> actually ever been used.
With udev you only have the device-nodes actually available on the
respective machine afaik.
NMUs aren't an insult, they're not an attack, and they're
not something to avoid or be ashamed of.
Anthony Towns in 2004-02 on debian-devel