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Re: Policy for devfs support

On Fri, 22 Apr 2005, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Sunday 27 March 2005 00:26, Roger Leigh <rleigh@whinlatter.ukfsn.org> 
> wrote:
> > Is there a project-wide policy for support for devfs (and devfs-style,
> > e.g. udev devfs.rules) device naming?
> The SE Linux kernel code doesn't and won't support devfs.  Devfs is on the way 
> out and there is no interest in adding any support.
> SE Linux also has a list of device names for initially labelling a file 
> system.  Neither devfs nor devfs device names will work with SE Linux.

That's fine.  But regular packages should not limit themselves like that
IMHO.  That way, they will work under udev and static, with or without
devfs, in either standard or devfs naming modes.  SE Linux has special
needs, and that's quite easy to understand.

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  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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