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Re: cpufrequtils: New upstream release (008)

On Wed, 2012-05-02 at 07:08 +0900, Mattia Dongili wrote:
> On Tue, May 01, 2012 at 10:47:21PM +0300, Touko Korpela wrote:
> > Cpufrequtils homepage link (under kernel.org) doesn't seem to work anymore.
> > I found https://github.com/emagii/cpufrequtils
> > It says: "Clone of kernel.org cpufrequtils, until it is back in business"
> > Can it considered new home of cpufrequtils for now?
> > It has some changes after 008 too.
> we should just drop cpufrequtils and replace it with cpupower from the
> kernel tools/ tree which effectively is the evolution of cpufrequtils.
> I think the plan was to distribute cpupower together with the
> linux-tools package but in the meantime I'll try to at least update
> cpufrequtils to the latest available version and see if there is any
> useful patch in the repository you mentioned.

I agree we ought to build more of the userland tools from the kernel
source.  Also, the other tools probably shouldn't be built into
versioned packages.  Note this is complicated by the fact there's
already a *binary* linux-tools package, a metapackage built by


Ben Hutchings
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