[arch-dev-public] Risky business: udev upgrade
t.powa at gmx.de
Sat Aug 30 18:23:42 EDT 2008
Am Sonntag 31 August 2008 schrieb Aaron Griffin:
> On Sat, Aug 30, 2008 at 4:28 AM, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, Aug 30, 2008 at 1:45 AM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>
> >> start_udev is still there because people were jackasses and didn't
> >> update initscripts when they updated udev.... or something.. I can't
> >> remember the issue, but it was people being foolish and expecting
> >> their systems to boot fine.
> >> Is everyone ok with removing it?
> > A suggestion was made 3 times to simply add a conflict line :
> > http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/11112#comment31331
> > This is just a safety against foolish people.
> Added locally.
> Copied from arch-general (whoops, replied to the wrong list) regarding
> the readme file we ship with the udev package
> > Actually, I think we should remove this file. Reloading rules and all
> > that is covered by the man pages and any arch specific documentation
> > should be added to a wiki page so anyone can edit it.
> > Any issues with removing this? We don't ship custom readme's with any
> > other packages that I know of.
> Additionally, do we need the migrate-udev script anymore? I sincerely
> hope not. Any qualms with killing THAT off too?
migrate udev creates device nodes which might be necessary, i wouldn't kill
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
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