Bug#705491: Uses deprecated RUN+="socket:"

Ritesh Raj Sarraf rrs at researchut.com
Tue Jul 16 18:59:15 UTC 2013

On Monday 15 April 2013 09:54 PM, Michael Biebl wrote:
> Source: multipath-tools
> Version: 0.4.9+git0.4dfdaf2b-6
> Severity: important
> User: pkg-systemd-maintainers at lists.alioth.debian.org
> Usertags: udev-183
> Hi,
> using RUN+="socket:" in udev rules files has been deprecated for a
> while. In udev 183 support for that has been removed [1]
> >From the NEWS file:
>  * udev: RUN+="socket:..."  and udev_monitor_new_from_socket() is
>    no longer supported. udev_monitor_new_from_netlink()
>    needs to be used to subscribe to events.
> codesearch.d.n [2] has found the following references:
> multipath-tools_0.4.9+git0.4dfdaf2b-6/multipath/multipath.rules:7
>  # socket for uevents
>  SUBSYSTEM=="block", RUN+="socket:/org/kernel/dm/multipath_event"
> multipath-tools_0.4.9+git0.4dfdaf2b-6/debian/multipath.udev:7
>  # socket for uevents
>  RUN+="socket:/org/kernel/dm/multipath_event"
>  # Coalesce multipath devices before multipathd is running (initramfs, early
> Please update your package accordingly. A newer udev release will be
> be available in experimental soon and once jessie is open for
> development will be uploaded to unstable.
> Michael,
> on behalf of the systemd/udev package maintainers
On this one, I'd like to wait for some time and see what plans
Christophe has. He also was planning on a 0.5 release any time.

But from what you've reported, there's no dependency on a code change.
So in case tomorrow there's a high urgency, feel free to ping. I'll push
the update in that case.

Ritesh Raj Sarraf
RESEARCHUT - http://www.researchut.com
"Necessity is the mother of invention."

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