udev rules

Ken Moffat ken at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Nov 27 16:46:14 PST 2005

On Sun, 27 Nov 2005, Jim Gifford wrote:

> Ken Moffat wrote:
>> We're an official LFS project, where is the benefit in forging a separate 
>> path for udev rules ?  And doesn't development happen on the list ?
> This has been a goal of Cross-LFS since it's inception, to make sure all 
> devices are supported or a framework in place. I've gotten the 2.6.15-rc2 
> stuff working with the rules and configuration suggested by Kay Sievers, but 
> it can't be implemented until 2.6.15 comes out. This will take care of all 
> the BLFS issues, but as I have been told numerous times, alsa is BLFS and not 
> LFS, but it will be addressed in the new package once 2.6.15 is out.

  OK, but we're probably almost a month away from 2.6.15.

>>  As part of the udev tarball ?  If so, how is CLFS different from LFS, 
>> which is happily using its own rules file ?  And I repeat, what devices do 
>> we need to support that aren't in the current LFS rules ?  Or if not as 
>> apart of the udev tarball, what is the point of extra packages ?
> This package was developed under the guidance of the Udev maintainer, and I 
> hope the LFS will accept this package as well. I can send you a copy if you 
> wish so you can see what the future holds.
  If LFS is going to accept it, they'll want to discuss it.  Is it small 
enough to let the list see, or can you give a url so interested people 
can look at it ?

  das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce

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