Udev in b6_0: to be or not to be
bdubbs at swbell.net
Tue Jun 1 21:43:52 PDT 2004
Jeremy Utley wrote:
> The issue most people are facing is there's such wide-spread changes
> between 5.1 and 6.0 - this is inevitable, because of the amount of
> time that LFS development has stagnated. Lets face it, the last
> really ground-breaking release was 5.0 and the PLFS build developed by
> Greg and Ryan. 5.1 has been nothing but package upgrades, while much
> of the linux community has moved on to bigger and better things (NPTL,
> kernel 2.6, and so on). BELFS was written to address that, to bring
> us back to where we *SHOULD* be. The support from certain circles of
> the community has been overwhelming, but the aggrivation of trying to
> get the approval of the ENTIRE community has been aggrivating, to say
> the least.
And what exactly is the "ground breaking" in 6.0? Lets see: linux-2.6,
nptl in glibc instead of linux threads, udev, hotplug.
Other changes just seem to be normal package upgrades. What else is
really new? The methodology from what I can see is the same as 5.0.
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