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Re: Bug#608187: xresprobe: FTBFS on i386: error: 'IF_MASK' undeclared

(Adding -release + Holger to Cc.)

Adam D. Barratt <adam@adam-barratt.org.uk> (30/12/2010):
> On Tue, 2010-12-28 at 15:13 +0100, Jakub Wilk wrote:
> > xresprobe FTBFS in a clean sid i386 chroot. Tail of the build log:
> Given its upload history (or more accurately in recent times, its
> lack of the same), Julien suggested that we might be better off
> simply dropping xresprobe.

Looks good to me. Feel free to remove it from squeeze w/o going
through will-remove usertag.

> The only package with any sort of dependency relationship on the
> package right now appears to be debian-edu-config; I asked Holger
> about that on IRC:
> 02:16 < h01ger> adsb, i'd think if debian can use xorg without
> xresprobe, debian-edu should be able too and its probably a legacy. i'm
> not really aware of us making use of it, but probably pere (or reading
> the source) will tell us more
> 02:19 < h01ger> grepping for xresprobe|ddcprobe (the only bins in the
> package) in debian-edu(|-install|-config) sources did not reveal any
> relevant usage... ddcprobe is used in the testsuite only, xresprobe not
> at all
> 02:20 < h01ger> jcristau, any idea how we can get ddcprobe functionality
> without xresprobe? i guess its nice for statitistical information
> 02:21 < h01ger> adsb, feel free to forward this to the bug

Depending on what you need, read-edid (through its get-edid binary)
might help you get what you need? Or ddccontrol, or whatever. Not sure
what your testsuite needs.


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