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SubjectRe: OT] Joerg Schilling flames Linux on his Blog
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Joerg Schilling <schilling@fokus.fraunhofer.de> writes:

> Gerd Knorr <kraxel@suse.de> wrote:
>
>> > I don't know if the ide or scsi method is currently more sane, but it
>> > sure would be nice to have a consistent behaviour between the two.
>>
>> On my suse 9.3, out-of-the-box, I find this (implemented via
>> udev rules):
>>
>> # find /dev/cd /dev/disk -type l -print | sort
>> /dev/cd/by-id/HL-DT-ST_DVDRAM_GSA-4040B_K213BDG5213
>> /dev/cd/by-id/LG_CD-RW_CED-8080B_2000_07_27e
>> /dev/cd/by-path/pci-0000:00:04.1-ide-1:0
>> /dev/cd/by-path/pci-0000:00:04.1-ide-1:1
>> /dev/disk/by-id/IBM-DTLA-305040_YJEYJM36751
>> /dev/disk/by-id/IBM-DTLA-305040_YJEYJM36751p1
>
> Nice, but will be the Linux /dev/ fashion next year?
>
> From my experiences it makes no sense to implement support
> for things like this before waiting long enough to know
> whether this is something that will become ordinary.

You don't need to implement any special support for this. Just stop
whining about open by device node and let the user specify whichever
path to the same device she prefers.

--
ilmari

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