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From: Samuli Suominen <ssuominen@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] With regard to udev stabilization
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2012 09:02:58
In Reply to: [gentoo-project] With regard to udev stabilization by Richard Yao
1 On 13/11/12 04:40, Richard Yao wrote:
2 > Dear Everyone,
3 >
4 > It is no secret that many of us are unhappy with the direction that udev
5 > has taken under the leadership of the systemd developers. That includes
6 > Linus Torvalds, who is 'leery of the fact that the udev maintenance
7 > seems to have gone into some "crazy mode" where they have made changes
8 > that were known to be problematic, and are pure and utter stupidity.'
9 >
10 >
11 >
12 > After speaking with several other Gentoo developers that share Linus'
13 > concerns, I have decided to form a team to fork udev. Our plan is to
14 > eliminate the separate /usr requirement from our fork, among other
15 > things. We will announce the project later this week.
16 >
17 > I understand that the council is scheduled to vote on a topic related to
18 > udev stabilization. Would it be possible to delay the vote for another
19 > month so that we have time to get organized?
20 >
21 > Yours truly,
22 > Richard Yao
23 >
25 I honestly think you will run out of manpower rather sooner than later
26 but good luck anyway.
28 The stabilization of new udev shouldn't be delayed anymore.
29 News item can be assigned to inform users sep. /usr is not possible with
30 official udev without initramfs.
32 - Samuli


Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-project] With regard to udev stabilization Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>