[arch-dev-public] Risky business: udev upgrade

Eric Belanger belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Sat Sep 6 14:41:59 EDT 2008

On Wed, 3 Sep 2008, Aaron Griffin wrote:

> Some followups here. tpowa went ahead and handled a few of the changes
> I was discussing here, but there are a few more before I push this to
> testing.
> Firstly:
> On Sun, Aug 31, 2008 at 3:14 PM, Damjan Georgievski <gdamjan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> And, 51-arch.rules is being installed in /etc/udev/rules.d. Shouldn't it go
>>> in the new location?
>> Probably not, the idea about rules in /lib/udev/ is that those are the
>> stock rules as shipped with udev. And any distro or system rules would
>> go to /etc/udev/rules.d/ (anything that's not stock).
>> There's some info here: http://lwn.net/Articles/293689/
> So I've moved 81-arch.rules back to /etc. There should be no need to
> recompile applications, as those rules should still go to /etc
> Secondly, I want to remove the readme file from the udev package. Does
> anyone have a problem with this? At the very least I moved the install
> to /usr/share/udev/ but I don't think we need to ship a readme file
> for any of this - udev does have some comprehensive man pages. The
> rest should go in the wiki.
> Please take a look at trunk if you get a chance. I want to push this
> to testing tonight or tomorrow.

I just built the current trunk on i686. Everything works fine. The system 
boots fine and the permission problem for my external CD drive that I 
mentionned earlier are fixed.

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