[systemd-devel] HEADSUP: hwdb management split from udevadm

Umut Tezduyar Lindskog umut at tezduyar.com
Thu Dec 18 12:11:30 PST 2014

Fantastic Tom! You were nice enough to group all the hwdb files in a section.

Can I send a patch to wrap them with a ./configure option? The option
should even include to make udevadm-hwdb.c, libudev-hwdb.c and
udev-builtin-hwdb.c configurable.


On Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 3:57 PM, Tom Gundersen <teg at jklm.no> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> As a follow-up from splitting sd-hwdb out from libudev, I have just
> pushed a patch splitting out the management of the hwdb from udevadm
> into its own tool (systemd-hwdb).
> The functionality is unchanged, and the fact that the hwdb is very
> much Linux- and udev-centric, rather than a generic key-value store,
> also remains.
> The change was motivated by wanting to slim down udev to simplify
> future changes to it, and also make life easier for people writing
> udev replacements :)
> Comments and testing welcome.
> Cheers,
> Tom
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