Re: [PATCH] udev enhancements to use kernel event queue

From: Christoph Hellwig (
Date: Fri Jun 13 2003 - 02:17:19 EST

On Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 12:10:48PM -0700, Steven Dake wrote:
> Folks,
> I have been looking at the udev idea that Greg KH has developed.
> Userland device enumeration definately is the way to go, however, there
> are some problems with using /sbin/hotplug to transmit device
> enumeration events:

Given the comments already on the list I won't repeat commetning
on your attitued, but if you really think the maintainers and everyone
else is totally clueless you should probably start the mail with that
so every is aware of it..

So if you can prove the fork+exec really is a problem I'd suggest you
go for an existing, standard interface instead. That would be netlink
and not some chardev ioctl hack..

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