[Pkg-acpi-devel] Bug#697246: Bug#697246: closed by Michael Meskes <meskes at debian.org> (Re: Bug#697246: acpi-support-base: powerbtn-acpi-support.sh checks incorrect file for backwards compatibility)

Michael Meskes meskes at debian.org
Wed Jan 16 16:48:07 UTC 2013

On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 11:17:40AM -0500, Yury Sobolev wrote:
> The script should "do the right thing." The bug may not be an issue on a

Define "do the right thing". 

> default install, but only by sheer luck. Upowerd should be given the chance

Why is this luck? All power managers are checked for, aren't they? If you keep
on trolling like this, don't be surprised when no answer comes anymore.

> to catch and process the power event. At the moment upowerd works correctly

Again: Why?

> only in the presence of a display manager. If the display manager is
> removed, and the user chooses to run a startx session from the terminal,
> upower will not function correctly. There is no dependency listed on the
> upower package for a display manager.
> Would you like me to open this as a bug against upower? It is clearly
> something that should be fixed here, but it affects the upower package.

Eh? Don't ask me about upowerd, ask the upowerd mainatainers. And no, it is
*not* something that clearly should be fixed here. There simply is no bug to
fix here atm. Well, at least you didn't show me one yet.

> The change required is also very small. Only a check for upower needs to be
> made. This would not adversely affect behavior on any "standard" Debian
> system, but it would handle more corner cases correctly.

Again, your proposed change is *not* correct IMO.

You might want to check my email and answer the questions in there. But then
again, you may not.

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