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Re: Intent to package: mobile-update

On Sun, Oct 25, 1998 at 02:24:04PM -0500, Brian Mays wrote:

>  Package: mobile-update
>  Version: 1.2-1
>  Description: Update replacement for mobile computers.
>   The mobile-update daemon is a replacement to the update daemon for
>   mobile computers to reduce power consumption by allowing hard disk spin
>   down extending battery life.  The filesystem buffers are only flushed
>   if the disk is used for other activity like reading a file or swapping.

I think the latest "bdflush" package from sunsite can do this already. 
Debian doesn't use that, it uses "updated".  I don't know why.

I asked about bdflush before, and Guy (the Debian 'updated' maintainer) said
he would look at it.  Any news?

Where does mobile-update come from?


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