On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 07:34:20PM +0100, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn wrote: > Alexis Ballier schrieb: > > It would probably generate controversy indeed, but my comment was more > > to understand what is the root of the f34R of udev being absorbed by > > systemd: "it is supposedly unsupported upstream and might not work at > > some point". > > Well, as far as I can see, you are maintaining sys-fs/udev standalone > > and don't intend to drop it. Even if you did, we could still pkgmove it > > to systemd. My conclusion is that this claim of udev being a dead end > > is pure FUD. > > This claim was made by upstream, no less. And it refers to *running* > udev without systemd as opposed to building (which upstream already made > impossible). > > Here is the exact wording: > "Unless the systemd-haters prepare another > kdbus userspace until then this will effectively also mean that we will > not support non-systemd systems with udev anymore starting at that > point. Gentoo folks, this is your wakeup call." > https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/systemd-devel/2014-May/019657.html > > Not sure what about this is FUD.
Maybe FUD is the incorrect way to put it, but I think us doing something about it at this point is definitely premature since KDBUS is no where near ready to go -- they were forced to retract it a while back because they had to re-think the design. William
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