storaged: why did we fork udisks2

Bastien Nocera hadess at
Wed Nov 18 08:40:33 PST 2015

On Wed, 2015-11-11 at 11:27 +0100, Tomáš Smetana wrote:
> Hello.
> If udisks2 upstream would be willing to support the server-type use cases, we
> would of course gladly join them. But again: it's already many years old
> topic. And unless udisks2 upstream changes their mind, there is no other
> option than to continue with storaged.

This still doesn't explain why you changed the API, instead of
extending UDisks' one.

That, combined with the gratuitous renaming of all the sources files
means that 1) storaged isn't a drop-in replacement for udisks 2) it's
hard to share fixes between the 2 versions.

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