FDI merging framework

Kay Sievers kay.sievers at vrfy.org
Fri Aug 8 13:20:52 PDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-08-08 at 13:36 +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-08-08 at 10:02 +0200, Kay Sievers wrote:
> > I expect the subsystem daemons will implement their own
> > matching/config/setup logic. A lot of the current fdi functionality,
> > like device-classification and global device settings, can just move
> > down to udev rules, where they fit better into todays model, and the
> > subsystem specific data will just live in the subsystem daemons, to
> > fit their specific need. I do not think, that besides udev rules,
> > which will provide simple KEY=value environment keys along with the
> > event, we will be able to share too many things between the different
> > subsystems at this level.
> Sure, makes sense. Most of the trivial rules can be shipped as udev
> rules -- but I wanted to know if it makes sense to have some sort of XML
> high level rule to low level udev rule converter.

Not sure if that's needed. We will need to find out what we really will
end up with, and what will move to udev rules, and what will move into
the "subsystem config". I expect more of the current data to move into
the later.


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