lm-sensors in, hal-addons out?

Scott James Remnant scott at canonical.com
Tue Sep 30 08:54:15 UTC 2008


On Mon, 2008-09-29 at 07:40 -0600, Tim Gardner wrote:

> Henrik Rydberg wrote:
> > Hello Kernel Team,
> > 
> > Where is Ubuntu heading with hardware sensors?
> > 
I don't think that it's something we're intending to head in any
direction different to upstream right now.

> > As far as I can tell, the hwmon and lm-sensors efforts are newer than
> > many of the specialized addons found in hal, and it seems the existing
> > solutions sometimes are in direct conflict with each other. My immediate
> > concern is with applesmc and the hald-addon-macbookpro-backlight package,
> > but my question is generally whether there is a declared wish to migrate
> > code towards the usage of libsensors.
> > 
We would certainly favour any updating of HAL, or even better,
DeviceKit-power or a similar component for sensors.

Scott
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