Re: Device enumeration (was Re: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest))

From: Greg KH
Date: Tue Feb 14 2006 - 18:43:47 EST

On Wed, Feb 15, 2006 at 12:00:23AM +0100, Olivier Galibert wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 14, 2006 at 02:24:28PM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> > Because if you have to have udev push the names back into the kernel,
> > why not just ask udev in the first place what they were?
> Because there is no reason to think udev of 2008 will be compatible
> with today's udev given udev's history. And that's provided udev is
> still in use at that time.

Just like gnome and kde of 2008 will not be compatible with the gnome
and kde of today.

> > Again, use HAL, not udev for this stuff. FC3 is also out of date for
> > lots of things becides udev, so why refer to it?
> Because it proves you don't give a shit about backwards compatibility.

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