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Bug#352780: linux-image-2.6.15-1-686-smp: dependence on udev

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On Tue, 7 Mar 2006 09:17:55 +0100
Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 06, 2006 at 11:24:25PM -0800, Jurij Smakov wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > The linux-image packages do not depend on udev itself, I guess that
> > udev was pulled in due to the fact that initramfs-tools depends on
> > it. You can, however, use an alternative initrd generator, yaird,
> > to generate initrd. Yaird does not depend on udev, so that might be
> > the option you are looking for. For details check out
> Yaird is mostly unmaintained at this date though, so be warned.

Please also note that the above comment is from a single member of the
kernel team, not the kernel team in general. A single member who happen
to be bitten by a single specific unsolved bug, for which the yaird
maintainer (me) has refused to apply a workaround provided by him.

Really, Sven. Please do not contaminate unrelated bugreports with your
personal frustration over yaird!

 - Jonas

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