Re: udev rules -- file names -- just wondering??

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On 08/02/2009 01:56 PM, Todd Zullinger wrote:
> I wouldn't say udev(1) is silent on the matter.  It just doesn't use
> the word(s) you might be searching for to describe the behavior. ;)
> 
>    Rules files
>        The udev rules are read from the files located in the default
>        rules directory /lib/udev/rules.d/, the custom rules directory
>        /etc/udev/rules.d/ and the temporary rules directory
>        /dev/.udev/rules.d/. All rule files are sorted and processed in
>        lexical order, regardless in which of these directories they
>        live.
> 
> The operative phrase being '...sorted and processed in lexical order.'
> 
> 

 Numbers and lexical order are not always ideal ... which is processed
first:

       a) 99-xxx

       b) 100-xxx

 Also, the phrase 'regardless in which of these directories' - is
interesting - as no directory has precedence .. which is useful or
confusing depending on perspective I suppose ..

  gene/

  gene

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