[arch-dev-public] [signoff] udev-118-5
aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue Mar 11 14:27:37 EDT 2008
On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 12:30 PM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Aaron Griffin schrieb:
> > On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 2:59 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> >> Tobias Powalowski schrieb:
> >> > - added framebuffer_blacklist file
> >> I thought we wanted to do that with udev rule files by blacklisting
> >> modaliases. Did I miss something?
> > If by "we" you mean that you mentioned it to me over jabber, then
> > sure. But no one ever brought it up anywhere else. As far as I know
> > you mentioned it to me, I mentioned it to tpowa, and it basically got
> > lost in the shuffle. That's why I always ask people to "please bring
> > this up on the ML" when you send me things over jabber.
> The idea was posted in a followup on the arch-general list by a user
> (you replied to it there). Sure, everyone agreed that it was a cool
> idea, but I must have forgot to state my approval on the mailing list.
Oh yeah, I just replied that it was a neat idea. I didn't really think
of it one way or another.
> So let's bring it up now, shouldn't we rather use udev rules than a
> modprobe.d file?
I'm really ambivalent about this. I think it's easier to autogenerate
the modprobe.d file, and it doesn't need to be regenerated every time
the modules change (in the off chance that new modaliases are added to
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