Udev fb[0-9]* permissions

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Sat Oct 14 15:57:12 PDT 2006


On 10/14/06, Mark Rosenstand <mark at borkware.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-10-09 at 19:03 -0400, Bryan Kadzban wrote:
>
> > Now maybe it's no more work to merge our patchset "forward" into the
> > upstream rules than merging the upstream changes "backward" into our
> > rules.  But I suspect it would be more work.  It depends on the relative
> > frequency of upstream changes that duplicate our patch(es), I suppose.
>
> For the first release or two, this could be true. However the goal is to
> get most of it upstream, so it's likely to require much less maintenance
> in the long run.

Why don't you supply a diff of the shipped udev rules vs. udev-config
so we can see just how much of an issue we have?

> I was refering to the Udev Bible, AKA writing-udev-rules.html :-)

FWIW, that file is not written by the Udev maintainer. I don't think
he even looks at it. He just applies patches to it if anyone provides
them.

--
Dan



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