[Nut-upsdev] Asking hard questions about the NUT architecture

Henning Brauer hb-nut at bsws.de
Tue Jun 5 12:43:42 UTC 2007

* Eric S. Raymond <esr at thyrsus.com> [2007-05-30 01:57]:
> And a SIGPWR shutdown *isn't* going to do that?  
> Um...what planet is your Unix from?  This behavior has been in POSIX 
> since like 1987 or something.

SIGPWR is not in POSIX at all. Nor SuS, for that matter.
Nor is it implemented all that widely.

> But I've never seen screwage for which this was a least hypothesis.

"I have not seen it, thus it doesn't exist, q. e. d.". *sigh*

> GPS's type from the USB vendor-id/product-id pair) I'm quite confident
> I could write a zero-configuration lightweight monitor for
> single-USB-UPS/single-computer installations in Python using fewer
> than ten working days.

that only works in linux. sure, go ahead. i for one won't care.

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