15 Apr 2004 harald   » (Master)

Pushed out udev-024-3 to Fedora Core Development:

  • added central config file for udev /etc/sysconfig/udev which contains
    # set USE_UDEV to yes, if you want to use udev
    #
    USE_UDEV="yes"
    # if selinux file attributes
    # should be restored (leave to yes, if unsure)
    UDEV_SELINUX="yes"
    # if console permissions (pam_console)
    # should be restored (leave to yes, if unsure)
    UDEV_CONSOLE="yes"
    # if dbus messages should be sent
    UDEV_DBUS="no"
    # if actions should be logged
    UDEV_LOG="no"
    
    for that, I had to make /etc/hotplug.d/default/udev.hotplug a shell script, which tests for USE_UDEV and then exec's udevsend
  • added dbus, selinux and pam_console support through these scripts:
        /etc/dev.d/default/dbus.dev
        /etc/dev.d/default/pam_console.dev
        /etc/dev.d/default/selinux.dev
    
    • dbus.dev calls /usr/sbin/udev_dbus which has Kay's latest dbus patch.
    • pam_console.dev calls pam_console_setowner, which is basically a modified pam_console_apply, which only modifies one file. (no glob on /dev, thus no readdir on /dev every time)
    • selinux.dev just calls
          # restorecon $DEVNAME
      
      which makes udev_selinux somehow obsolete. There have be selinux policies written yet to let udev execute scripts from /etc/dev.d.
  • set up the config file to use directories for permissions and rules and wrote some basic rules and permissions as used by us
        /etc/udev/permissions.d/
        /etc/udev/permissions.d/00-udev.permissions
        /etc/udev/rules.d/
        /etc/udev/rules.d/00-udev.rules
    
    The directories can be used as a drop in for vendors and customers.

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