[systemd-devel] kmod-static-nodes.service doesn't care about udev?

Lucas De Marchi lucas.de.marchi at gmail.com
Sun Jul 14 23:54:39 PDT 2013

On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 3:40 PM, Lennart Poettering
<lennart at poettering.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 12.07.13 20:33, Tom Gundersen (teg at jklm.no) wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 8:16 PM, Lennart Poettering
>> <lennart at poettering.net> wrote:
>> > Oh, humm, does the unit file really belong in systemd? Sounds like
>> > something that should be in kmod, no?
>> I don't have a strong opinion about where the unit should live. As far
>> as I remember Lucas requested I put it in systemd, but I forgot now
>> what his rationale was. Lucas?
> Well, Zbigniew made a good point, and there are other cases where we
> ship a unit file for something that is maintained outside of systemd, so
> maybe leave it as is...

Indeed, what Zbigniew said.

>> > And I don't really like that we need to invoke /usr/bin/mkdir first... I'd
>> > prefer if kmod could do that on its own when creating the file?
>> Sure, could do. Just out of interest, why do you prefer it that way?
> Forking sucks... I like the simplicity of having "one-liners" in unit
> files, if you get what i mean... And it sounds so wrong having to invoke
> mkdir for a dir in /run exlicitly when prepping for a tool that, well,
> is mostly concerned with creating dirs in /run. I'd rather prefer to
> hide that fact... ;-)

I agree. We are adding it to kmod so version 15 will create the parent
dirs and this ExecStartPre will no longer be necessary.

Lucas De Marchi

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