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Re: Really, about udev, not init systems

]] Bjørn Mork 

> Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen@err.no> writes:
> > ]] Bjørn Mork 
> >
> >>   "The default 'configure' install locations have changed. Packages for
> >>    systems with the historic / vs. /usr split need to be adapted,
> >>    otherwise udev will be installed in /usr and not work
> >>    properly. Example configuration options to install things the
> >>    traditional way are in INSTALL."
> >> 
> >> Just stating the facts.  I see no reason to discuss these issues any
> >> further.
> >
> > «default location» vs «architecture of udev».  Reality check, please?
> OK.  Reality check came back with:  Nothing of this really matter to me
> at all.  I am sure a working udev branch will continue to exist, one way
> or the other.

I think I owe you an apology, the reality check comment was directed at
zigo, not at you.  I see that wasn't clear.  Sorry.

> I started feeling a bit nervous back when Mauro desperately tried to
> make the linux media drivers conform with the new udev firmware loading
> restrictions.  But I managed to stay calm, and it all turned out quite
> well.  One of the nice effects of open source is that there are absolute
> limits to crazyness.  People are free to do whatever crazy stuff they
> want.  Someone else will step forward and fork it back to sanity if
> necessary.  This system works very well.

Indeed, I think this is a lot of hot air and not that much more, but
we'll see.

Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are

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