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From: "Robin H. Johnson" <robbat2@g.o>
Subject: Re: About udev-145: new features / extras and kernel requirements
Date: Sun, 30 Aug 2009 19:20:11 +0000
On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 05:05:05PM +0200, Bruno wrote:
> Is this bound to consolekit or does it rather fall under 'acl' use-flag?
> I guess this includes a kernel requirement (ACL support for tmpfs)
Yes, this would imply CONFIG_TMPFS_POSIX_ACL to actually be used.

> > * usb-db: Provide udev-rules with device names of pci and usb devices
> > * hid2hci: Special utility to fix resume of some hid devices
> > * keymap: Auto-configure model specific keys found on many laptops 
> > ("brightness up", "next song", "www browser", or "suspend")
> > * modem-modeswitch: Switch modems that provide virtual cd-drive with
> > drivers to modem mode
> > * gudev: glib/gobject support for libudev
> Is gudev just a binding or is it more? If it's just a binding it may
> be nice to have it tied to a use-flag.
USE=glib has a couple of packages already, and this looks like another
good one for it.

> > This makes udev depend on these libs:
> > libacl, libglib2, libusb, usbutils, pciutils, gperf
dev-util/gperf is not a lib. It's one of those packages that should
almost NEVER be seen in RDEPEND even, as it generates C/C++ during build
time only.

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