> On Feb 17, 2016, at 9:41 AM, Richard Yao <r...@gentoo.org> wrote:
>> On Feb 17, 2016, at 9:01 AM, Ben Kohler <bkoh...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 7:55 AM, Richard Yao <r...@gentoo.org> wrote:
>>> eudev has every commit scrutinized by people who care about using it on 
>>> Gentoo. systemd-udev does not. Consequently, eudev has avoided the system 
>>> boot breaking regressions that prompted its creation. That is a good reason 
>>> to make it the new default. If it fails to fulfill its duties, then this 
>>> could be revisited, but that should be unlikely.
>> I think if someone could enumerate those specific breakages and present it 
>> as evidence, that could get more people on board for this change.  Moreso 
>> than just "upstream doesn't care about us" or "eventually split udev will be 
>> impossible".
> That would require more time than I have to give right now. Hopefully someone 
> else could go through the old bug reports and IRC logs to find those records.

I forgot to mention commit histories. The change log on CVS for sys-fs/udev 
should provide information on things that were broken for long spans of time if 
the causes of the fixes are scrutinized while commits to eudev fixing things 
that were broken (and likely still are) would also document things. At least 
some of the early ones under my name were rejected by systemd. They went into 
eudev when it was created.
>> -Ben

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