Devuan packaging of vdev - a device-file manager and filesystem
NOTE: this project is a fork of Jude Nelson's vdev project, which at this point is an orphaned project. This project is aimed at the preparation of Devuan packaging.
The components are:
libudev1-compat, which is the library ABI-compatible with libudev 219.
vdevd, which is the hotplug daemon, including helpers, actions and configuration;
vdev-initramfs, which provides an initramfs-tools intergration. This package includes a script (/usr/share/vdev/vdev-install.sh) for making a manual choice between using vdev or udev as /dev manager.
Installing vdev will disable any prior
udev, without unsinstalling
vdev competes with
udev on three fronts:
- the library link
- the scripts for the initrd, and
- the sysvinit
The current solution deals with these aspects underneath and invisibly
for the Devuan (Debian) package management, rather than straight out
libudev1. You can, whenever, alternate between
vdev via (in a terminal):
# /usr/share/vdev/vdev-install.sh udev
# /usr/share/vdev/vdev-install.sh vdev
It's probably safest to always shift to
udev before installing
other things. I don't think it's vital, but there are many possible
Please refer to Jude Nelson's vdev project for an extensive description of the software.