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Udev is a very low-level component. Why are you maintaining your own config instead of using distro-provided one (maybe with small customizations)?
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Posted Jun 12, 2012 7:33 UTC (Tue) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
There are few distros optimized for stick-in-the-muds who also need to use and patch bleeding edge low-level software, and I can understand that. Nobody else is likely to want to use the same combinations of bleeding-edge stuff as I am, and handling all the possible combinations is a combinatorial explosion. Most people in this position use a distro, locally compile lots of stuff, and try to cope with the much-too-frequent disruptive UI changes. I'm not willing to do that. Sometimes this means I whine about people who assume that everyone uses a distro that someone else maintains (and that downgrades never happen) and that they can break low-level components' compatibility frequently without anyone at all caring. People like me do still exist. We may be a small constituency of control-freakish eccentrics but we are not nonexistent. :)
(As a side note, the reasonably high degree of low-level knowledge that doing this sort of thing requires *did* actually get me a pretty damn good job. So it wasn't a complete waste of time after all!)
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