[Pkg-acpi-devel] Bug#562883: acpi-support: why is nvclock 'recommended'?

Celejar celejar at gmail.com
Mon Dec 28 20:12:43 UTC 2009

Package: acpi-support
Version: 0.131-2
Severity: normal

The policy manual states (7.2):

"The Recommends field should list packages that would be found together with
this one in all but unusual installations."

It's hardly unusual to have a system without nVidia hardware.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-lizzie
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages acpi-support depends on:
ii  acpi-support-base             0.131-2    scripts for handling base ACPI eve
ii  acpid                         1:2.0.0-1  Advanced Configuration and Power I
ii  dmidecode                     2.9-1.1    Dump Desktop Management Interface 
ii  libc6                         2.10.2-2   GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  lsb-base                      3.2-23     Linux Standard Base 3.2 init scrip
ii  pm-utils              utilities and scripts for power ma
ii  x11-xserver-utils             7.5+1      X server utilities

Versions of packages acpi-support recommends:
ii  dbus                          1.2.16-2   simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  hal                           0.5.14-1   Hardware Abstraction Layer
pn  nvclock                       <none>     (no description available)
pn  radeontool                    <none>     (no description available)
pn  toshset                       <none>     (no description available)
pn  vbetool                       <none>     (no description available)
ii  xscreensaver                  5.10-5     Automatic screensaver for X

acpi-support suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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