Re: [dev] Announcing smdev

From: Ari Malinen <>
Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2014 23:21:42 +0300

smdev is great. Now im using it with gentoo also.

I pushed very early ebuilds to my overlay[0].
Contains initscript and migrate guide from udev in einfo.


On Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 7:14 PM, Jack L. Frost <> wrote:
> 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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