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RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] tools: Fix network-bridge to workwithGentoo (version 2)

  • To: "Jeremy Katz" <katzj@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2005 21:55:27 +0100
  • Cc: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Delivery-date: Wed, 05 Oct 2005 20:52:56 +0000
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
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  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] tools: Fix network-bridge to workwithGentoo (version 2)

> > This would be great, but does have the danger that we end 
> up having a 
> > swathe of very similar scripts that have to be maintained together.
> Yeah, this is the downside.  After spending a while earlier 
> looking for how other projects handle it, it looks like most 
> have gone the route of "don't provide anything at all and 
> then distros ship their own".  Which kind of sucks. :/  It's 
> much like the current problem of not having the packaging 
> scripts for each distro.
> Yep, I'm having to run with Chris Bainbridge's udev rules 
> (with a few minor tweaks) since Fedora devel is very current 
> udev as the hotplug handler.  That's what really got me 
> thinking down this path.

I think udev is the clincher that means we have to have some distro
install time detection. (I can live with the slightly ugly
network-bridge script).


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