[cgl_discussion] RE: MV open projects analysis
mochel at osdl.org
Tue Jun 24 15:14:45 PDT 2003
> The intent of the work is entirely aligned with the 2.6 kernel.
> MontaVista is using standard interfaces, such as sysfs and
> /sbin/hotplug. The intent of system device enumeration framework is to
> provide a complete solution on 2.5 kernel+ without any major
> modifications to the kernel.
I stand corrected. Glad to see you're finally coming around. :)
> I really don't see any problem with
> competing projects such as Nokia's HDI project or Greg KH's udev project
> being listed in the PoC references. Competition is _what_ makes Linux
> better. What project you choose to use is certainly your decision,
> however, there are specific customer requirements that are not met by
> the current solutions available which is why MontaVista is actively
> investing in this area.
I agree. I was merely pointing out that udev is the direction that we're
heading, from a kernel standpoint.
While one is free to implement the solution they feel appropriate in their
distro, it's also to good to have One Right Solution(tm). ;)
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