Re: [dev] Announcing smdev

From: Jack L. Frost <>
Date: Thu, 7 Aug 2014 20:14:45 +0400

Also smdev is available from AUR on Arch.

On Sat, Aug 02, 2014 at 01:59:47PM +0100, Dimitris Papastamos wrote:
> Greetings everyone.
> smdev[0] is now hosted on It is a simple/suckless
> mdev alternative. smdev has similar semantics to mdev. For those
> used to mdev it should be easy enough to switch to smdev.
> smdev is configured via config.h, it would be really nice if there
> was a script to convert an existing mdev.conf into a config.h to make
> the migration less painful. This would also help verify that smdev's
> semantics are similar to mdev. I wanted it to be initially compatible
> with mdev but if certain operations could be done better, smdev might
> start deviating from that initial goal.
> It has been around for about a year now and some people have been using
> it. As far as I know it is relatively stable (it might break if you have
> an exotic setup).
> Testing, ideas and patches would be much appreciated.
> [0]
> Cheers,
> sin
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