[systemd-devel] experiments with 'minimal build'

Jeff Waugh jdub at bethesignal.org
Thu Mar 19 08:44:47 PDT 2015

On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 2:39 AM, Alison Chaiken <alison at she-devel.com>

> http://freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/MinimalBuilds/ says that
> the minimum requirements are udev and journald.   I wonder if udev is
> really needed if the kernel is completely statically compiled and
> module loading is disabled?   That is a common use case for many
> embedded devices.

Yeah, we still need udev to populate /dev and manage device changes, all of
which is still relevant even if the kernel has everything built in.
(devtmpfs doesn't let us dump udev, either.)

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