Re: Time to migrate discover1 users to discover v2
On Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 09:22:07PM +0100, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> We have discussed migrating discover1 over to discover for a year or
> so, and I still believe this is a good idea. There is as far as I can
> see no useful functionality in discover1 that is not covered in
> discover. Discover v2 on the other hand have the new features to map
> hardware to debian packages for installation, and this feature should
> be part of the default Debian installation, I believe. To test it
> yourself, install discover and run discover-pkginstall as root.
> Because of this, I have just commited a fix for this in
> svn+ssh://svn.debian.org/svn/pkg-discover/discover/trunk .
> I hope I got it right. I implemented two transition packages
> discover1 and libdiscover1-dev, and added code to remove the
> /etc/init.d/discover file. Not sure I got the latter right.
> Any objections to me uploading a new version of discover to take over
> discover1? If not, I will upload tomorrow.
I'm fine with that. The X packages in unstable are done using discover, so
whatever path you want to take for the future with the package is ok by me.
- David Nusinow