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Bug#325484: udev >= 0.060-1 and kernels >= 2.6.12

On Mon, Aug 29, 2005 at 11:04:18AM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Aug 29, Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> > Well, badly worded maybe :), but i think your RC bug on the kernel without
> > prior discussion may have been somewhat rude.
> It was discussed with vorlon.

Vorlon is not the kernel team however.

> > Anyway, i was expecting some explanation about the reason why this mess
> > happened, especially in the light of you asking for help on a neater solution.
> I am not actually asking for help, because I have spent a large quantity
> of my time dealing with this and so far I believe that there are no
> better solutions. But I am allowing people who think they know better to
> propose other solutions (at the obvious risk of being flamed if they did
> not do their homeworks first).

Thanks all the same for that much cooperation.

What do you think of having two udev packages, which are parallely
installable, and one would work for <2.6.12 and the other for >>2.6.12 ?

> > In any case, i belive the current situation, in that it breaks the sarge->etch
> It does not. The agreed transition procedure is:
>  * upgrade the kernel

Which breaks currently installed udev.

>  * reboot
>  * upgrade udev

This is definitively not a user-friendly procedure.


Sven Luther

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