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Re: What does anaconda know?



On Tue, 2004-10-26 at 19:30 +0200, Ralf Ertzinger wrote:
> Jeremy Katz <katzj redhat com> wrote:
> > This is a never-ending battle.  The proper place for such a
> > determination is with the service itself.
> 
> Hmmm. On the other hand I do not like the idea to stuff the
> whole machine-type-detection logic into each and every package.

Which is why you have a library (be it kudzu, hal, or whatever your
hardware abstraction layer library of the week happens to be) and ensure
that *it* can do the probing for you.  Then you just have to have the
package know what it cares about and see if there's any available.

Jeremy


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