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Re: RFC: OpenRC as Init System for Debian

On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 08:08:01PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 02:03:17PM -0400, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> > I believe Debian still supports running locally compiled kernels which 
> > do not depend on udev, and that some setups do not require udev either 
> > (not everyone use fibre channel).
> It is supported only in the sense that it is not yet impossible.
> Please don't ask anyone to spend time to avoid udev dependencies;
> hotplugging is normal and udev is the proper way to handle all
> devices the Linux kernel finds.

No udev dependencies in the userland are a good thing: this simplifies
chroots, vservers, etc.

No udev dependencies wrt handling real hardware are a waste of time, and
complicate stuff.

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