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Re: RFA: acpi-support -- glue layer for translating laptop buttons, plus legacy suspend support

Giacomo A. Catenazzi wrote:
> Michael Biebl wrote:
>> Giacomo Catenazzi wrote:
>>> For these two reason (power and security), I think Debian should offer
>>> a debconf question, (medium priority), about disabling pooling.
>> Sorry, but this is certainly not going to happen.
> Why not?  Is it so bad to give user a choice?

No, it's bad to misuse debconf though.

>> The blacklist for faulty drives on the other hand, installed by
>> default, might
>> indeed be a good idea though.
> but a blacklist is only a helper, it would not have the complete list of
> broken hardware, and updates on stable are slow.
> So users need to override (easily) the decision (e.g. with the debconf
> question).

No, users should file bugs if their HW is broken so that those can be
blacklisted too.


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