[Nut-upsdev] 2.2.2 -pre backports open

Arnaud Quette aquette.dev at gmail.com
Fri Feb 1 11:57:59 UTC 2008

2008/2/1, Arjen de Korte <nut+devel at de-korte.org>:
> > the -pre branch for 2.2.2 is opened.
> > If you have something to backport for trunk or fix in Testing, it's
> > time to do so.
> >
> > If you are unsure, don't hesitate to ask me or on this list.
> You asked for it. :-)

sure, I was waiting for this from you ;-)

> 1) Should I backport the removal of the ACL mechanism? Note that may
> require changes in existing configurations, since we now (at least in the
> trunk) only listen to the localhost. Listening to additional interfaces
> (or the global IPv4 listing address, like previously) now requires adding
> LISTEN directives in 'upsd.conf'. I'm not sure if this is a good idea for
> 2.2.2 or that it better wait until 2.4.0 is released.

not good for a minor release, I'm sorry.
that will be for 2.4 since, as you told, it implies important changes.

> 2) The changes to the usbhid-ups driver, where receiving an INPUT report
> triggers reading the corresponding FEATURE report. This fixes the problem
> of many devices where the contents of INPUT reports are broken, but the
> corresponding FEATURE report is fine. As far as I'm concerned I have
> countered all your objections for doing so (if not, please let me know).

I'm ok with that one.

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