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From: Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o>
Subject: Re: Stability of /sys api
Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 02:17:38 +0530
On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 1:59 AM, Walter Dnes <waltdnes@...> 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


References:
Stability of /sys api
-- Walter Dnes
Re: Stability of /sys api
-- Greg KH
Re: Stability of /sys api
-- Maxim Kammerer
Re: Stability of /sys api
-- Walter Dnes
Re: Stability of /sys api
-- Olivier Crête
Re: Stability of /sys api
-- Walter Dnes
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