On Monday 17 March 2008, Joey Hess wrote: > Frans Pop wrote: > > This should preferably not be done in the laptop task, but in the "new" > > discover, which supports installing packages based on specific PCI IDs. > > Except that these kind of laptop interfaces rarely have a PCI device > accociated with them. Then use dmidecode, or check /proc, or whatever. The point is that tasks should avoid installing hardware-specific packages as much as possible and delegate that to something that can detect that they are actually needed. IIUC discover is intended to fill that gap.
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