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Month: June 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Note on udev merge into systemd

From: "E. Liddell" <ejlddll@...>
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2012 08:13:56 -0400
On Wed, 27 Jun 2012 22:52:28 -0500
"David C. Rankin" <drankinatty@...> wrote:

> All,
>   I couldn't make the meeting today, but did read the logs. One note I have was
> concerning the discussion regarding systemd and whether some distros will move
> to it and some not. I want to make sure the issue isn't confused. Not everyone
> will move to the systemd init systems, but everyone _will_ move to the systemd
> package that provides udev. Arch separates systemd-tools to provide udev. My
> guess is that most distros will do something similar to provide a udev package
> from it's new upstream. Just know that udev from systemd isn't the same as
> adopting systemd init structure. Arch has no plans to move to systemd. Init
> scripts further the KISS philosophy, and systemd, while it provides a number of
> new tools, it doesn't provide anything necessary to get your box going that your
> current sysV or bsd style inits don't.

Actually, at least one minimalistic udev replacement is out there already:

Yes, I know, we Gentoo types are weird.  I'm not sure how much has to mess things up before mdev becomes a
preferred option, but I'm starting to think they're getting there.