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Re: removing /etc/hotplug.d/ support

On Aug 24, martin f krafft <madduck@debian.org> wrote:

> I have two comments: udev is a device node manager, not a hook
> system for generic actions to be taking when a device is plugged or
udev has also been the hotplug multiplexer for some time now.

> The other comment is that udev is not generally accepted. A lot of
> people still have reservations about it. Moreover, several setups
> cannot be migrated to udev just like that, including 2.4 kernels,
> but also machines with devices not supporting the new kernel driver
> model (e.g. commercial drivers).
2.4 kernels will not be supported in etch, and we never tried to
support proprietary drivers if doing so harms the rest of the system.

Some people have reservations, but they appear to be driver more by
emotion than by technical reasons.


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