[arch-dev-public] udev replaced by systemd-tools

Ionuț Bîru biru.ionut at gmail.com
Mon May 28 13:44:45 EDT 2012

On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 5:21 PM, Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com> wrote:
> Hey all,
> Just an FYI -- we came across some minor nags in testing last night with
> udev containing rules that it couldn't support (due to a missing
> systemd-sysctl binary). After some nagging from Tom, we decided that it
> was best to simply merge the udev and systemd-tools packages together.
> There's a few reasons for this:
> - systemd-tools is meant to be a package that everyone can benefit from
>  (regardless of PID 1)
> - everyone will eventually have systemd-tools installed anyways, as
>  initscripts will be using it
> - lower maintenance for the PKGBUILD. It's getting ugly with all the
>  splitting and juggling required.

at the beginning it was libsystemd, now is systemd-tools. the next
step is systemd.

lets stop lying ourself  and move directly to systemd, lower the
maintenance of packages by merging back all the stuff split from
systemd back and lets move forward.

> systemd-tools doesn't yet belong to the base group, but I'll fix this
> today with some other minor changes to the package.
> Dave
> "What's in a name? That which we call a rose
> By any other name would smell as sweet."


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