[Nut-upsdev] Re: New automake targets and Debian packages

Charles Lepple clepple at gmail.com
Mon Nov 20 15:08:35 CET 2006

On 11/20/06, Peter Selinger <selinger at mathstat.dal.ca> wrote:
> Could the script use some variation of "grep USB_LIBUSB_DRIVERLIST
> drivers/Makefile.am" "grep USB_HIDDEV_DRIVERLIST drivers/Makefile.am"
> to divine the list of filenames to be moved to the "usb" package?
> Perhaps with some minimal added sophistication, e.g. the ability to
> read continuation lines. The man page names can be computed from this
> as well.

That would probably work.

> Why is it necessary in the first place to split NUT into several
> packages? Is this to keep the installed footprint small (in this case,
> serial drivers should definitely be optional, too), or to avoid
> unnecessary dependencies (on snmp or libusb)?

Mostly about the dependencies, I think. I'm just trying to keep things
the way they are, since there are already installed nut-snmp and
nut-usb packages out there. Arnaud?

- Charles Lepple

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