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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.

OG.


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