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. -- // If you believe in so-called "intellectual property", please immediately // cease using counterfeit alphabets. Instead, contact the nearest temple // of Amon, whose priests will provide you with scribal services for all // your writing needs, for Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory prices.
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