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Re: makedev is now priority extra

On Mon, Oct 05, 2009 at 08:11:57AM +0200, Luk Claes wrote:
> Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> >         Actually, udev, while nice, is optional, and I think I have read
> >  reports of admins opting _not_ to have udev on the system, so in some
> >  cases one may have systems without udev and with MAKEDEV. Policy should
> >  try to support this, if we can.
> It's only optional in theory as if you don't use it you're totally on
> your own.

Er, what do you base that statement on?

The biometric identification system at the gates of the CIA headquarters
works because there's a guard with a large gun making sure no one is
trying to fool the system.

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