[lm-sensors] Motherboard-specific configurations (sensors4mobo)

Pinkel pinkel at gmail.com
Thu Mar 29 10:03:11 CEST 2007


Hey David,

I should have known about Gentoo. Thanks for pointing this out. We'll
take this with us in the meeting we (Hans, Jasper, Gijs and I) have
today.

Ivo

On 3/28/07, David Hubbard <david.c.hubbard at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Ivo, Hans,
>
> > It is true that sqlite needs to be installed on the client's pc in order to
> > make it run, adding an extra dependency. However, we don't see this is a big
> > drawback, since most distributions come with it anyway. As far as I can see
> > on my machine:
> >
> >         libsqlite3.so.0 is needed by (installed) rpm-libs-4.4.2-32.i386
> >         libsqlite3.so.0 is needed by (installed) rpm-4.4.2-32.i386
> >         libsqlite3.so.0 is needed by (installed)
> > python-sqlite-1.1.7-1.2.1.i386
> >         libsqlite3.so.0 is needed by (installed)
> > yum-metadata-parser-1.0.3-1.fc6.i386
> >         libsqlite3.so.0 is needed by (installed) apr-util-1.2.8-1.fc6.i386
> >         sqlite is needed by (installed) mono-data-sqlite-1.1.17.1-4.fc6.i386
> >         sqlite >= 3.3.1 is needed by (installed) beagle-0.2.13-1.fc6.i386
> >
> > So it seems like both rpm and yum already use it, which covers most
> > distributions, doesn't it?
>
> I have access to Debian and SuSe machines but I haven't taken the time
> to look at the dependencies for sqlite. However, for Gentoo systems,
> sqlite won't be there unless the user chooses one of a few packages --
> none of which guarantee sqlite will be installed like rpm / yum would
> for a Ubuntu, Fedora, or RHEL system. :-(
>
> app-admin/conary
> app-misc/beagle
> app-misc/cdcollect
> app-misc/tracker
> app-pda/libopensync
> dev-db/sqlitebrowser
> dev-db/sqliteodbc
> dev-haskell/hdbc-sqlite
> dev-haskell/hsql-sqlite
> dev-php4/pecl-sqlite
> dev-php5/pecl-pdo-sqlite
> dev-python/apsw
> dev-python/axiom
> dev-python/pysqlite
> dev-ruby/sqlite-ruby
> dev-ruby/sqlite3-ruby
> dev-util/nemiver
> games-board/slibo
> gnustep-apps/gworkspace
> kde-misc/katalog
> mail-client/mailody
> media-gfx/digikam
> media-gfx/f-spot
> media-sound/banshee
> media-sound/bossogg
> media-sound/listen
> media-sound/monopod
> media-tv/dvbstreamer
> media-video/mmsv2
> net-proxy/vultureng
> sys-cluster/csync2
>
> Or, the following packages will use sqlite functionality if the user
> configures them to (but don't, by default -- sqlite would be pulled in
> when the user is trying to build a system around sqlite, not the other
> way around). I notice some important ones here, like rpm, trac, and
> qt, but they are probably installed without the sqlite dependency in
> most cases.
>
> app-arch/rpm
> app-backup/bacula
> app-cdr/cdw
> app-mobilephone/kannel
> app-office/qhacc
> app-portage/eix
> dev-cpp/sptk
> dev-db/hk_classes
> dev-db/libdbi-drivers
> dev-db/opendbx
> dev-db/sqliteodbc
> dev-lang/php
> dev-lang/python
> dev-libs/apr-util
> dev-libs/libpreludedb
> dev-libs/redland
> dev-lisp/cl-sql
> dev-ruby/ruby-dbi
> dev-util/gambas
> games-kids/gcompris
> gnome-extra/libgda
> kde-misc/krecipes
> mail-client/balsa
> mail-filter/bogofilter
> mail-filter/dspam
> mail-mta/exim
> media-libs/libsndfile
> media-sound/mt-daapd
> net-analyzer/ipac-ng
> net-analyzer/pmacct
> net-dns/pdns
> net-im/ekg2
> net-im/jabberd
> net-mail/dbmail
> net-misc/asterisk
> net-misc/logjam
> net-p2p/gnunet
> net-p2p/gtk-gnutella
> sci-geosciences/grass
> sci-libs/gdal
> www-apps/trac
> www-servers/lighttpd
> x11-libs/qt
>
> Also, look at how sensors uses sensors.conf already. It is a form of
> database without needing sqlite. If dmi-detect had a sqlite
> dependency, then sensors might one day move the configuration to
> sqlite -- reasons why this would be good or bad apply equally to both
> apps.
>
> All this is just my opinion, though.
>
> David
>




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