[Pkg-acpi-devel] Bug#635219: acpid: excessive power script invocation

Michael Meskes meskes at debian.org
Sun Dec 11 01:23:44 UTC 2011

On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 06:26:23PM +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > I think the script that gets called is /etc/acpi/power.sh from the acpi-support
> > package. This script calls pm-powersave which might result in the action you
> > see.
> It looks so.
> > The big question then is, which program should notice that we are already
> > in low power mode and should it do that.
> Indeed.

After thinking about this some I believe pm-powersave should be the one. It's
impossible for power.sh to know whether or not the user executed pm-powersave
himself at some point, making the whole status keeping, if done in power.sh,

That's why I re-assigned the bug to pm-utils. 

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