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Re: libsysfs disappearing



Hans de Goede (j w r degoede hhs nl) said: 
> >> I'm currently involved in a discussion on the lm_sensors mailinglist and
> >> there someone is claiming that libsysfs will disappear from most
> >> distro's in the near future. He claims that the main reason for libsysfs
> >> disappearing from most distros is because udev no longer uses it.
> >>
> >> Since I'm planning on doing some development work on libsensors and
> >> libsensors use libsysfs, I would like to know what the future of
> >> libsysfs is for Fedora?
> > 
> > As long as apps require it, it will probably stick around in some
> > fashion.
> 
> If I read this correctly you are saying that although it won't be
> removed right away it is indeed deprecated, correct?

I don't have that strong an opinion of it. The upstream may or may
not deprecate it for new projects, but that's orthogonal to what Fedora
does. Generally, if it's needed for an app, it will be in Fedora, and
if it's not needed by any apps, it won't....

Bill


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