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Re: A new version of gnome-applet-sensors



Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
Le dimanche 27 mai 2007 à 18:20 +0200, Hans de Goede a écrit :
Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
- the lm_sensors upstream maintainer has expressed distress at
gnome-applet-sensors several times, breakage when kernel/lm_sensors is
updated is to be expected

I am active in the upstream lm_sensors project, can you explain? Maybe this can be fixed the same way I fixed gkrellm (use libsensors instead of DIY)

In the few cases I remember gnome-applet-sensors made bad assumptions,
so rebuilding it against a newer lm_sensors wasn't sufficient to pick up
new stuff, it also needed internal changes (for example, every sensor is
on a bus when the k8/core2 sensors are on a processor, etc)


Oh, but libsensors itself is full of assumptions like that so upstream really shouldn't be complaining about gnome-applet-sensors making assumptions like that :)

Either way I volunteer myself as co-maintainer for gnome-applet-sensors, because of my involvednes in lmsensors upstream.

Regards,

Hans


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