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

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Sat Mar 31 14:45:13 CEST 2007


Hi Ed,

On Thu, 29 Mar 2007 11:00:32 +0100, Ed Lucas wrote:
> I have also added a "tags" field in which you can add a fixed set of 
> tags to describe the file: so far I have thought of "broken", 
> "experimental" and "beta". Perhaps this goes some way towards emulating 
> your "unsure" database flag, Ivo? I went for the name "tags" rather than 
> "status" so that other info could be added with minimal api changes. 
> This is more for my sensors overlay work, so feel free to disregard it 
> if it doesn't fit your goals.

Random idea: we could add an architecture tag to configuration files.
There's no point in installing files for x86 motherboards on an x86_64
distribution for example. This would allow distributions to split the
configuration files to multiple packages and only includes the ones
they want.

-- 
Jean Delvare




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