[Pkg-acpi-devel] Bug#738696: Not necessarily the right way forward

Michael Meskes meskes at debian.org
Wed Jun 18 12:18:16 UTC 2014

On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 08:06:14AM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> It might be better for such acpi handlers to have a common way of
> configuring which one gets to do this. This could be done through the
> alternatives system, or through a shared debconf question in the manner
> of the desktop managers. The situation here is, after all, very similar:
> we have several implementations of things that might want to do the same
> thing, where it is at least fairly annoying if multiple of these things
> try to do so.

Great idea, but I kind of doubt anyone is going to implement this. The current
point of view is that acpi-support is supposed to be the last resort, meaning
that it only handles events if nothing else does.

Michael Meskes
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