[systemd-devel] [ANNOUNCE] Separating gudev from systemd

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Tue May 19 23:46:58 PDT 2015

On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 8:24 AM, Martin Pitt <martin.pitt at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Hey David,
> David Herrmann [2015-05-19 17:06 +0200]:
>> We're about to remove gudev from the systemd repository, as it is in
>> no way related to the systemd code-base, nor used by the systemd
>> project.
> This makes sense indeed. gudev used to be a standalone project before
> it was merged into udev, so the circle is complete now :-)
> For those of us who already packaged gudev from systemd 219, would it
> be possible to bump the current release to 220, so that gudev can be
> packaged without renaming the tarball and doing ugly version numbers?
> Monotonously increasing version numbers and all.. (Yes, there are
> "epochs" in Debian, and I'm sure RPM has these too, but they might not
> be available everywhere and are generally frowned upon)

While you are at it, why not bump it to 225 or something (just to
guarantee that the last systemd release with gudev has a lower version
number than gudev at that time, so people can switch over whenever
they want without having to worry about going backwards).



More information about the systemd-devel mailing list