[lm-sensors] xsensors ported to the future libsensors

Hans de Goede j.w.r.degoede at hhs.nl
Fri Jul 20 22:33:17 CEST 2007

Jean Delvare wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just finished porting xsensors to the version of libsensors we have
> in branch lm-sensors-3.0.0. I wanted to have a second application using
> it at hand, because I don't think that sensors is representative of the
> rest of the libsensors users: it's one-shot nature make it different.
> As I want to improve the API, having more than one application will
> make it less likely that I overlook an important need.
> You can download the patch from here:
> http://jdelvare.pck.nerim.net/sensors/xsensors-libsensors4.patch
> I'll keep it up-to-date as the libsensors API evolves.
> Note: I don't know how to force an application to link with
> libsensors.so.4 rather than libsensors.so.3, so you'll have to make
> sure that libsensors.so.4 is found first when building xsensors.

Good work! Gnome sensors-applet or the gkrellm libsensors code might also be 
interesting, as those both already use libsensors as a generic chip abstraction 
layer, iow they do not contain any chip specific code, like xsensors it seems 
used to.



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