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Re: removing /etc/hotplug.d/ support

also sprach Marco d'Itri <md@Linux.IT> [2005.08.24.1752 +0200]:
> > 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.

Yeah. Horrible. Will udev become an editor and MTA too, maybe after

> 2.4 kernels will not be supported in etch,

I don't think this is an authoritative statement. At the moment,
some architectures do not work with 2.6.

> and we never tried to support proprietary drivers if doing so
> harms the rest of the system.

Apart from the tg3-and-related stuff, we never took active action
to make lives of those in need of proprietary drivers any more
difficult than it already is.

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

Really? I have technical issues with udev-does-it-all, and I have
issues with the upstream decisions. On a technical level, udev is
too Gentoo for me, it's far from stable, and thus far from
non-optional integration into Debian. This is my two cents.

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