Re: udev: disable mtd_probe?

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On Mon, 18 Jul 2011, Kay Sievers wrote:

On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 22:45, Allin Cottrell <cottrell@xxxxxxx> wrote:
Since the new mechanism for enabling/disabling selected components of the
udev "extras" was introduced it hasn't been possible to disable mtd_probe,
so far as I can see.

Could we please have that option, unless there are compelling reasons to the
contrary? The MTD stuff drags in a bunch of

No problem with the patch or the option [...]

Good, thanks.

but: Dependencies? A bunch? I don't see any. Not even the rules are doing anything, if no mtd devices are present.

Maybe I'm misunderstanding something, but I thought I had to install the mtd-utils and/or configure MTD support into the kernel. Certainly, the mtd_probe build bombs out on my system with mtd.h not found. And if the mtd-utils are needed, they drag in attr and libacl.

Allin Cottrell
Department of Economics
Wake Forest University
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