Re: the files in /etc/modprobe.d/
On Tue, Mar 03, 2009 at 03:09:52AM +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Mar 03, Steve Langasek <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 03, 2009 at 01:43:53AM +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> > > The upstream maintainers decided that in the future the files in
> > > /etc/modprobe.d/ will be processed only if they have a .conf suffix.
> > What is the point of this change, except to force an annoying transition on
> > people?
> Being sure to ignore backups, packaging systems files, etc.
> It's not that I like this much, but I'd rather not carry forever a patch
> to restore the old behaviour.
Is there a chance upstream would accept a patch to implement this as a
blacklist instead of a whitelist?
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