[lm-sensors] lm-sensors-3.0.0 patch for (gnome) sensors-applet available

Hans de Goede j.w.r.degoede at hhs.nl
Thu Nov 15 10:52:01 CET 2007

Hans de Goede wrote:
> Jean Delvare wrote:
>> Hi Hans,
>> On Tue, 13 Nov 2007 22:08:48 +0100, Hans de Goede wrote:
>>> Jean Delvare wrote:
>>>> So, are you done with your porting work? If so, and if you didn't find
>>>> any problem with the new libsensors API, is there any reason to delay
>>>> the release of lm-sensors 3.0.0 any further?
>>> I'm not done with my porting work, next on the list is net-snmp, 
>>> which looks easy to fix, I'll take a shot at it tomorrow. Then we 
>>> also have an xfce applet 
>> I am interested in net-snmp as well, so maybe we can work on this
>> together. Well, you'll certainly be quicker than me on the code, but I
>> can review your patch and push it in opensuse.
> Hmm,
> While coordinating my work with the Fedora net-snmp maintainer I got 
> attended that upstream us already working on this:
> http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_name=AE77C0A0A0DC9B49BAA800A119E82EA207CD5D83%40EDM-GOA-EXCC-1A.goa.ds.gov.ab.ca 
> However the upstream work is a complete rewrite of the sensors code in 
> net-snmp, as I have no idea when that will be stable and I don't want to 
> completely break the development branch of Fedora (quite a few things 
> require net-snmp) I'll also be writing a patch against the current 
> stable net-snmp release, I already took a look and the code is quite 
> isolated, fixing this for the current stable net-snmp release should be 
> quite easy.


Scrap that, upstream has finished lm_sensors-3.x support and the Fedora 
net-snmp maintainer has decided to backport the sensors infra changes + 
lm_sensors-3.x.x support to the current stable net-snmp, patch available here:

Shall I add this to the wiki? Its a bit intrusive.



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