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SubjectRe: [PATCH] udev enhancements to use kernel event queue
On Fri, Jun 13, 2003 at 09:03:19AM -0700, Steven Dake wrote:
> devfs is not appropriate as it does not allow for complex policy with
> external attributes that the kernel is unaware of. For an example, lets
> take the situation where a policy must access a cluster-wide manager to
> determine some information before it can make a policy decision. For
> that to occur, there must be sockets, and hopefully libc, which puts the
> entire thing in user space. Who would want to write policies in the
> kernel? uck.

Look at devfsd, it is in userspace.

greg k-h
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