Udev in b6_0: to be or not to be

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Tue Jun 1 18:41:27 PDT 2004


On Tue, 01 Jun 2004 11:03:47 -0700
"Kevin P. Fleming" <kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:

> > why? nowhere else do we modify a packages source to allow for a
> > *different* package being broken.
> 
> Other than kernel headers problems, that's true.
> 
> > what makes the kernel special ?
> 
> My concern with providing a kernel patch is that it's more likely
> (IMHO) that people will upgrade their kernel frequently; certainly
> much more often than they'd upgrade the hotplug scripts package. 

although, lets be realisticv here - theres no reason single-user boot
and a quick fixup cant be done, and the patch (if deemed the 'right
way') will be folded into the kernel in time.



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