[Nut-upsdev] udev versions (was Re: [Nut-upsuser] still no nut at reboot)

Charles Lepple clepple at gmail.com
Wed Nov 17 04:05:47 UTC 2010

On Nov 16, 2010, at 3:27 PM, Arjen de Korte wrote:

> Citeren Charles Lepple <clepple at gmail.com>:
>> Looks like Ubuntu changed to the udev which supports ATTRS sometime  
>> between 6.06 and 8.04 (2006 and 2008), but I haven't tracked down  
>> when the kernels changed over.
> If the system supports pkg-config, checking if the version is < 098  
> should be able to tell if we must use SYSFS or can use ATTRS (which  
> is supported for udev >= 098). Since this change happened somewhere  
> in 2006, I'm not sure if this is an issue anymore however, so it's  
> probably safe to use ATTRS.

The one thing I'm still not sure about is when the kernels changed  
over - it seems like udev changed to ATTRS first.

Also, I didn't know that udev had a pkg-config entry. I'll try to take  
a look at that more tomorrow.

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