[lkml]   [2010]   [Sep]   [30]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fix capi devicenames
On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 02:50:24PM +0200, Marc - A. Dahlhaus wrote:
> The only setup that could get broken by this is the setup that uses udev
> to handle the devices and gives the nodes different access rights or
> something.
> And that already happened by the time the rules used to create the capi
> devices got removed from udev and it was right to remove them from udev
> IMO.
> capifs is already deprecated and scheduled for removal soon because udev
> is able to replace its functionality and fedora has a patch in srpm that
> removes the capifs load from capiinit.
> Userspace expects the capifs device nodes.

So if I understand correctly, capifs was deprecated and is soon be
removed because udev was able to replace it given a set of rules, then
after the deprecation was done the rules were deliberately removed
from udev. And that's supposed to be a kernel issue?

Sounds... typical, actually.


 \ /
  Last update: 2010-10-03 23:01    [W:0.062 / U:50.300 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site