[systemd-devel] [ANNOUNCE] Separating gudev from systemd
zbyszek at in.waw.pl
Sat May 30 19:24:44 PDT 2015
On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 11:21:06AM +0200, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> On Wed, 2015-05-20 at 12:01 +0200, David Herrmann wrote:
> > Hi
> > On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 8:46 AM, Tom Gundersen <teg at jklm.no> wrote:
> > > 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).
> > I intend to apply patches to systemd-git until we finally removed it
> > there. Given that we had 0 patches so far this year, it'll probably
> > stay that way. Hence, there's no hurry in replacing gudev from
> > systemd
> > with libgudev. It'd be enough to just drop the systemd sub-package
> > and
> > provide a new libgudev package, even if that might not forcefully
> > update the package.
> > However, I see no reason not to bump it, so I'll gladly follow the
> > packager's demands:
> > https://github.com/systemd
> > -devs/libgudev/commit/f6203336e5b1ccf896acc506b54ec895fdae98b4
> > @Bastien: At your convenience, can you cherry-pick this and do
> > another
> > release? Should have done this right away, sorry!
> Could you file this in our new Bugzilla? Otherwise, I end up losing
> track of it...
do you have any plans for the package in Fedora?
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