[Mageia-dev] ANN: For the brave. systemd v185 in cauldron updates_testing

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Mon Jun 18 23:15:08 CEST 2012

On 18 June 2012 01:15, Colin Guthrie <mageia at colin.guthr.ie> wrote:
> I've just submitted systemd v185 to updates_testing.
> There are several important changes worth noting:
>  1. "systemd-sysvinit" has been merged into the main "systemd" package
> thus effectively making systemd the only choice for booting.
>  2. "systemd" package now contains systemd-udevd binary thus replacing
> the separate udev package (I see no reason to keep the binaries in
> separate packages).
>  3. The libudev major number has been bumped so several packages will
> need rebuilt when this hits main, but so far I've only rebuilt lvm2 for
> updates_testing. This seems to be enough for basic testing (I have LVM
> here).
>  4. Due to the new udevd path, dracut needed updating too. I've updated
> this and submitted to release (as it's backwards compatible). At a later
> date I'll update to latest dracut.
> Please ensure you are capable of restoring your system in the event of
> things messing up. This will mean booting and manually downgrading
> packages and reinstalling the older udev package.
> If all is well, this will go into cauldron at the end of the week.

I've rebooted two machines with it with success

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