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SubjectRe: [patch] kernel events layer
On Mon, Jul 26, 2004 at 03:03:05PM -0400, Greg KH wrote:
> > On a related note, is this supposed to supersede the current hotplug
> > mechanism?
>
> No, it will not. At the most, it will report the same information to
> make it easier for userspace programs who want to get the other
> event information, also get the hotplug stuff through the same
> interface, reducing their complexity.
>
> So the existing hotplug interface is not going away at all. Do not even
> begin to think that :)

What about flipping it around and using either hotplug or a hotplug-like
mechanism for these events?

It solves the issue of events being dropped when there is no listening
daemon...

These are not going to be high-traffic messages, right, so the overhead is
negligible...
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