[arch-projects] [RFC3][PATCH] [mkinitcpio] Cleanly stop udev >= 168 as recommended by upstream.

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Tue May 3 04:23:26 EDT 2011

Am 03.05.2011 00:28, schrieb Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi:
> On 05/02/2011 01:09 PM, Dave Reisner wrote:
>> 11:52        kay  » falconindy: only if you use --db-cleanup, and yes lvm
>>                      plays dirty tricks with udev and needs the db
>> preserved
>> 11:54        kay  » falconindy: they need to catch up with 2011 a bit
>> though
>>                      and stop scanning /dev, or have crazy regexes in
>> their
>>                      config files
>> 11:58        kay  » falconindy: in the past we used to rm -rf /dev/.udev
>>                      in the real root
>> 11:59 falconindy  » which i assume is a more of a sledgehammer approach
>>                      to what the cleanup does
>> 12:00        kay  » falconindy: not that different, the db_persist just
>>                      adds a sticky bit to the db file

I still don't understand what kind of real world problems will be caused
if we simply ignore this. I'll need to study this more thoroughly.

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