DeviceKit-disks 003 and gnome-disk-utility 0.2 released

Richard Hughes hughsient at
Wed Mar 4 01:19:20 PST 2009

On Tue, 2009-03-03 at 17:06 -0500, David Zeuthen wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-03-03 at 09:38 +0000, Richard Hughes wrote:
> > Are you planning on shipping DeviceKit _and_ udev-extras in F11, or will
> > the latter obsolete the former?
> I think DeviceKit and what we're putting in udev-extras can live side by
> side just fine. 

Cool, that's what was worrying me.

> And we probably want a separate udev-dbus-daemon at first, later we can
> experiment with merging it into udevd. That's tricky though, udevd
> starts before the system bus daemon and some people might have libdbus
> on /usr and /usr may be mounted late. Fun like that.

Yes, I think for that sake it's best to keep them as two separate
binaries. People living on remote /usr are usually very vocal, and
telling them they don't have access to any hardware might be a bitter
pill to swallow.


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