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From: Greg KH <gregkh@g.o>
Subject: Re: udev and /usr
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2011 10:36:45 -0700
On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 06:37:49AM -0400, Joshua Kinard wrote:
> On 09/19/2011 05:10, Michał Górny wrote:
> 
> > 
> > Could we stop putting random stuff in random dirs because 'it will
> > work'? /etc is _SYSCONFDIR_. I don't see how PCI IDs are config at all.
> 
> 
> The best answer is for someone to look into udev and see what it needs
> exactly from /usr.  Does it really need pci.ids?  Or is it just the fact
> that random udev rules might rely on a tool/lib in /usr?

Oh come on people, please do some basic research and read what has been
posted about this numerous times in the past instead of just guessing.

> Former, yes, pci.ids is perfectly valid to go into /etc.  It specifies a
> mapping of PCI ID numbers to device strings used in udev rules.
> 
> In the latter case, maybe rules specifically required for booting up enough
> to mount disks need to be isolated into their own file and udev pointed
> there, then re-pointed to the bigger file after /usr is made available.  If
> that is even possible.
> 
> Note: I'm brainstorming here.  Anyone else?

It's as if people are just totally ignoring what has already been
discussed here, why should we even pay attention to this anymore?

And for those udev/systemd haters, you all do know about devtmpfs,
right?  If not, {sigh}, I don't even know why I care anymore...

greg "sick of it all" k-h


Replies:
Re: udev and /usr
-- Joshua Kinard
Re: udev and /usr
-- Luca Barbato
Re: udev and /usr
-- Rich Freeman
References:
Re: udev and /usr
-- Rich Freeman
Re: udev and /usr
-- Michał Górny
Re: udev and /usr
-- Nirbheek Chauhan
Re: udev and /usr
-- Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto
Re: udev and /usr
-- Nirbheek Chauhan
Re: udev and /usr
-- Joshua Kinard
Re: udev and /usr
-- Michał Górny
Re: udev and /usr
-- Joshua Kinard
Re: udev and /usr
-- Michał Górny
Re: udev and /usr
-- Joshua Kinard
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