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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] udev 0.1 release
Steven Dake <> wrote:
> A much better solution could be had by select()ing on a filehandle
> indicating when a new hotswap event is ready to be processed. No races,
> no security issues, no performance issues.

I must say that I've always felt this to be a better approach than the
/sbin/hotplug callout.

Apart from the performance issue, it means that the kernel can buffer the
"insertion" events which happen at boot-time discovery until the userspace
handler attaches itself.

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