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From: Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Stability of /sys api
Date: Tue, 15 May 2012 20:48:53
Message-Id: CADqQcK4VYqJ99HGE0O2=KVosNY23XdhmzZv2+giG49dgeAXNaA@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Stability of /sys api by Walter Dnes
On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 1:59 AM, Walter Dnes <waltdnes@××××××××.org> wrote:
> On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 02:32:57AM -0400, Olivier Cr?te wrote >> On Tue, 2012-05-15 at 01:05 -0400, Walter Dnes wrote: >> >   I *DON'T WANT* "a serious framework", I want a lightweight device >> > manager... period... end of story.  Stick with the unix principle of one >> > app doing one thing well.  mdev is enough for the vast majority of people. >> >> For the people who don't want to easily use USB sticks or digital >> cameras or gsm dongles or really any modern hardware, I'm sure mdev is >> fine. A static /dev is even fine for you probably. > >  Huh!?!?!?  USB sticks work just fine, thank you, with mdev.  I also > regularly backup my mdev-based machine via rsync to an external drive > via USB.  And yes my camera does show up as a USB mass storage device. > Ditto for my HTC Desire. >
"Those who don't understand UNI^H^H^Hsoftware are condemned to reinvent it, poorly." -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team