Re: asynchronous calls an the lack of --wait-for-completion options (e.g. modprobe, losetup, cryptsetup)

From: Kay Sievers
Date: Tue Jun 23 2009 - 07:35:34 EST

On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 14:08, Alexander Holler<holler@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 20.06.2009 21:20, Kay Sievers wrote:

> Anyway, I still think, that the creation of the device-node is (seen from a
> user-point) part of the module-initialization or part of the operation of
> the userland-tool (like modprobe, losetup or cryptsetup). So in my point of
> view, they should at least offer an option to wait until udev finished that
> operation and should not rely on the user to call udevadm.

That would be all solved properly by "devtmpfs":

You might want to talk to the people who are delaying its adoption.

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