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Re: Bug#396117: ITP: cpufreq-detect -- detect CPU frequency control driver

Per Olofsson wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: Per Olofsson <pelle@debian.org>
> * Package name    : cpufreq-detect
>   Version         : 0.1
>   Upstream Author : Per Olofsson <pelle@debian.org>
> * License         : GPL
>   Programming Lang: shell
>   Description     : detect CPU frequency control driver
>  This package will attempt to detect and load the appropriate CPU
>  frequency control driver for your hardware. This is useful together
>  with packages such as powernowd, which can dynamically adjust the CPU
>  frequency in order to save power.
> You can download the package here:
> http://dsv.su.se/~pelle/tmp/cpufreq-detect/
> It is based on the detection code from Ubuntu's powernowd package.

Why do you want to make a separate package for such a tiny shell script?
The overhead is just two much.
I'd propose to include it into the powermgmt-base package.

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universe are pointed away from Earth?

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