On Fri, Feb 26, 2016 at 7:31 AM, Rich Freeman <ri...@gentoo.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 4:08 AM, Patrick Lauer <patr...@gentoo.org> wrote:
>> Ohey,
>> I've opened a bug at:
>> https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=573922
>> The idea here is to change the order of the providers of virtual/udev.
>> For existing installs this has zero impact.
>> For stage3 this would mean that eudev is pulled in instead of udev.
> Since this has utterly stalled and private emails were also unable to
> resolve the deadlock I have requested a council decision one way or
> the other:
> https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=575718
> Most likely we'll issue one before the next meeting.  There is no need
> to regurgitate this thread.  If somebody has something NEW to say feel
> free, but we'll make a decision one way or another soon.

The council has approved the following decision 7-0:

"In light of the support for eudev among Gentoo non-systemd users, and
a lack of strong technical drivers to block a change, the Council
approves changing the default virtual/udev provider for non-systemd
users to eudev. The council encourages all maintainers to try to
support either provider and cooperate with those who provide patches
when necessary."

I'd recommend that the eudev team implement the change and communicate
vs just having a stampede for the virtual...


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