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Bug#379197: debian-installer: etch d-i mistakenly installed pbuttonsd even though i do not have a mac laptop

Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> writes:

> Otavio Salvador wrote:
>> I did a look on tasksel and it really ask pbbuttonsd to be
>> installed. Previously, pbbuttonsd wasn't build to i386 and then this
>> wasn't a problem. Now it's.
> Yes, it was originally added because it was only available on powerpc.
>> My proposed way to solve it is:
>>  - create a new task called pbbuttonsd-selection;
>>  - create a new test to return false if /dev/pmu doesn't exist;
>>  - remove the package from laptop task;
> Hmm, this is getting a bit away from how tasksel is really meant to be
> used. It would be better to add the test to hw-detect and apt-install
> the package on machines that have hardware that support it.
> (Assuming that /dev/pmu is created by udev inside d-i, which I can't
> check.)

I'll try to check if there's a /dev/pmu inside d-i.

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