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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 <vorlon@debian.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?

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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