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Re: [RFC] Extending wireless-tools-udeb

On Wed, Apr 02, 2008 at 09:06:00PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> Currently wireless-tools-udeb exists and it is still included in some images 
> [1], but AFAICT the binaries in the udeb are not used anywhere so there 
> should be no need to include it by default.
> IMO it still makes sense to keep the udeb for debugging purposes, and 
> possibly also for cases that netcfg currently does not support [2]. But for 
> that purpose it is probably useful to add iwevent and iwlist to the udeb 
> (not sure about iwpriv and iwspy). It should then also be listed as an 
> optional component in anna.

Why would one need iwevent in the installer environment?  I have never
used it myself in any situation, that's why I am asking.

> So steps would be:
> - remove wireless-tools-udeb from all pkg-lists
> - request addition of iwevent and iwlist (and iwpriv and iwspy?)
> - request addition of menu-item-number 99999
> Comments?

Sounds like a good plan.

Jérémy Bobbio                        .''`. 
lunar@debian.org                    : :Ⓐ  :  # apt-get install anarchism
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