make-static-udev

Registered 2009-11-21 by Aaron Whitehouse

This is a script that will make a static device node (for example, /dev/video_static) from an existing device node (for example /dev/video0) by finding the UDEV information for the device and making a symlink rule.

This is very useful for cards/devices that change on a reboot and you need to talk to the device node, for example in MythTV.

Usage:
 udev.py /dev/existing_device /dev/new_device_point

For the historical forum post that led to this project and more detail on usage, see http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=753434

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Maintainer:
Aaron Whitehouse
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Programming Languages:
python
Licences:
GNU GPL v2
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