[lfs-dev] LFS SVN and Systemd Report

Matt Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed May 30 14:12:10 PDT 2012


On Wed, 2012-05-30 at 05:33 -0700, Dan Nicholson wrote:
> On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 1:00 PM, Jeremy Huntwork
> <jhuntwork at lightcubesolutions.com> wrote:
> > On 5/28/12 2:52 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> >> The problem is that none of these libraries are used for udev.  On a
> >> recent blfs system, where the systemd dependent libraries are installed,
> >> I as able to build and looked at the executables and libraries.  AFAIK,
> >> the only ones are /bin/udevadm, /usr/lib/systemd/systemd-udevd,
> >> /lib/libudev.so.1.0.0 and /usr/lib/udev/*.
> >
> > Perhaps the best solution is to complain loudly to upstream and hope
> > that enough do so that they build into the package the ability to build
> > and install only the udev components as they said would be possible.
> 
> Have any of you guys considered actually making patches and sending
> them upstream? The autotools are not that scary. Having been both
> upstream and downstream, my guess is that those guys will accept
> patches that allow a udev-only build, but they just don't have any
> interest in doing that work themselves. I'm sure there are more than a
> few people around who are interested in that scenario (they're already
> showing up on the hotplug list) who would test and push for the
> patches. If it's that critical to keep systemd out of LFS, then you'd
> probably be best served by taking control of the situation. IMO.
> 
> Here's an untested patch to get you started.

Thanks Dan. I'd much prefer to see a patch that is likely to be accepted
upstream too.  I'll see if I can test your patch out soon.

Regards,

Matt.




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