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Re: Bug#363598: udev should conflict with ifrename

On Apr 20, Gabor Gombas <gombasg@sztaki.hu> wrote:

> > No, ifrename cannot be used with udev because it cannot know that the
> > name of an interface has changed and will not be able to correctly
> > deliver the hotplug events.
> I do not understand how hotplug events enter the picture. I do not use
udev receives the hotplug event for eth0
udev starts dispatching the event for eth0
udev runs ifrename which renames eth0 to eth1
udev cannot detect this and continues dispatching the event for eth0

Result: programs run after ifrename (like ifupdown...) will get the old


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