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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

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