[arch-dev-public] [arch-general] [signoff] udev-145-1

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Mon Aug 10 15:36:22 EDT 2009

On Mon, 2009-08-10 at 14:33 -0500, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 2:31 PM, Pierre Schmitz<pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
> > Am Montag 10 August 2009 21:04:10 schrieb Tobias Powalowski:
> >> Due to the slicehost issue, shall we wait until they react on this?
> >> I'm don't like to depend on others for our package upgrades.
> >> Any other opinions?
> >
> > We cannot wait for every single provider to catch up; so why do this with this
> > one here? We don't support keeping old versions of packages while updating all
> > others; and that's what we have here in the end.
> I agree with Pierre here. Even though I do have a slice, management of
> that slice is _my_ job. I've already attempted (and failed) the
> upgrade, so am aware of the problem. Adding udev to IgnorePkg isn't
> too hard, and that's kinda what it's made for

The new udev will be a dependency for things like devicekit-power and
devicekit-disks, but since those are things for the desktop stack, I
don't see reason to have it on a slicehost server.

BTW: Did anyone actually try to run this version of udev on an older

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