Re: Gentoo guys starting a fork of udev
On 11/15/2012 06:43 AM, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> I believe the regression (removal of support for firmware loading
> during module loading) has been fixed. However, the udev developers
> *knew in advance* that this would be a problem, reported such uses of
> firmware loading as being driver bugs. They then went ahead and
> changed udev even though the drivers had not all been updated (and it
> was evidently not easy to do so in some cases). Ben.
Which is the exact same attitude as for moving to /usr,
refusing patches for supporting other arch, and so on.
They just don't care about breaking other people's
system. This *will* happen again.