[Nut-upsdev] UPower: 95-upower-hid.rules update
hadess at hadess.net
Thu Jun 4 11:02:54 UTC 2015
On Fri, 2015-05-29 at 18:57 -0400, Charles Lepple wrote:
> On May 29, 2015, at 8:09 AM, Bastien Nocera <hadess at hadess.net>
> > It would also be useful to include a full URL to the NUT Perl
> > script
> > (to a git repository perhaps), so people don't need to check out
> > the
> > full repo to update it.
> I'm not sure how useful the nut-usbinfo.pl script will be without the
> NUT repository: it scans the NUT source files for certain macros
> containing USB VIDs and PIDs.
In which case, a link to the repo would be more useful.
(the project page on github, and the path in the checked out repo).
> The NUT URL listed in the file
> upower-hid.rules> refers to the history of a checked-in version of
> the output of nut-usbinfo.pl. The file itself is two clicks away, but
> if it would help, we could include that URL as well.
> We're certainly open to suggestions as to how we can handle this
> better (the concept of checking in an auto-generated file irks me),
> but for the benefit of those of us who aren't as familiar with
> UPower, is there an introduction to how this information is used
> outside of NUT?
Whitelisting UPSes amongst all the HID devices.
It sets UPOWER_BATTERY_TYPE=ups for UPower to read.
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