agx at sigxcpu.org
Mon Dec 15 07:04:39 UTC 2014
On Sun, Dec 14, 2014 at 10:27:54PM -0800, Matt Taggart wrote:
> Today I rediscovered a really old bug I had participated in, #328318.
> It points out multiple packages deliver copies of pci.ids.
> This is still the case, on my jessie system as of 2014-12-14:
> $ apt-file search pci.ids
> fusioninventory-agent: /usr/share/fusioninventory/pci.ids
> hwdata: /usr/share/hwdata/pci.ids
> libosinfo-1.0-0: /usr/share/libosinfo/db/pci.ids
> nvidia-driver-bin: /usr/share/nvidia/pci.ids
> pciutils: /usr/share/misc/pci.ids
At least in the hwdata and libosinfo cases these are symlinks to the
> Maybe they have reasons for maintaining separate copies?
> pciutils provides the update-pciids util, maybe their packages would
> benefit from a newer canonical copy of pci.ids (or maybe it would break
I agree, I think symlinks are fine though.
> Matt Taggart
> taggart at debian.org
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