Re: Please make discover2 udebs available for testing
> Sure. Write all the code for me. :-)
I'll see what I can do. But I suspect it will take me longer to find
my way around the code then it will for you do to the work.
> Seriously, I have been working on two things:
> - I have written a reduction script for discover 2 data, and have
> begun testing it. As far as I can tell, it works. But I haven't
> yet integrated the script into debian/rules so it's used to generate
> the udeb.
OK. This sounds good for the next iteration.
> - I have been working on removing the curl dependency. I have code
> written that reads file: URIs directly instead of using curl, and
> I've written it to use zlib if possible. But I haven't tested
> compiling it yet.
Right now I am just desperate after getting a package that works.
This means a way to get the required information out of discover, and
I suspect the best way is to get the needed functionality into the
--format argument. I never got any replies on this problem. Is it
possible to get the name of the card out of discover using the
Using short lists, or dropping a library dependency do not help if the
program itself is useless. And at the moment, with a busybox missing
the paste tool, it do not work at all.
I want the equivalent for this command line for discover1:
/sbin/discover --format="%m\t%V %M\n"
This make it easy to handle the result using a shell script. There is
also the bug in discover printing empty entries with a newline.
> If you have time and energy to assist with these two tasks, or any
> others you can identify, I'd appreciate it.
Where can I fetch the current CVS version of discover2?