Re: Automatically collect hardware information from users?
[Goswin von Brederlow]
> Shouldn't that be included in popularity-contest?
Well, I have had the same idea, but never found time to implement it.
It could be added as an option to popularity-contest, but not as part
of the normal popcon submission as it would require approval from each
individual sysadmin with popcon installed before reporting hardware
information. On the other hand, the hardware content in a machine
changes very rarely, while the package list change fairly regularly.
I suspect it is a good idea to set up the collector as part of
popcon.debian.org, but let the hardware reporting system be a
standalone package reporting when the machine is installed or
something like that, instead of weekly.