[lfs-dev] FYI: udev Gentoo fork

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Aug 28 10:08:09 PDT 2012

Baho Utot wrote:
> On 08/28/2012 12:03 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> Baho Utot wrote:
>>> On 08/28/2012 11:10 AM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>>> If gentoo succeeds then you have "just another package"
>>> configure;make;make install ;)

>> I've always thought that configure (autotools) is overkill for linux
>> only packages,  The kernel doesn't use it.  Why should systemd/udev or
>> util-linux?  It's not as if those packages will run under Solaris or AIX.

> What about BSD?

Does BSD use udev, systemd, or util-linux?  AFAIK, those packages rely 
on /sys and /proc.  I don't know if BSD supports those file systems or not.

   -- Bruce

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