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SubjectRe: OT] Joerg Schilling flames Linux on his Blog
On 06/01/05 05:28:50PM +0200, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> > The rules and scripts that udev uses to name things can do anything since
> > it runs in userland, so udev could easily edit /etc/default/cdrecord if
> > someone took the time to write the script.
>
> If it has the knowledge and if it is able to run parameterized sed from
> internal rules, it should be possible to configure udev to
> modify /etc/default/cdrecord, but as I don't have such a system, it would
> be nice if this was done by someone else.

I doubt anyone would want to do that, as soon as a script for cdrecord
gets submitted people will start submitting scripts for other tools and I
really doubt the udev maintainer has the resources or desire to maintain
dozens of scripts for tools that he doesn't use. If such scripts were to be
written they would most likely have to be maintained either by the upstream
author or by a package maintainer for a particular distribution that wants
to hack around the lack of Linux integration in a particular tool.

>
> Jörg
>

Jim.

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