[Popcon-developers] [PATCH] Report Alpha subarchitectures
Petter Reinholdtsen <email@example.com> writes:
> [Falk Hueffner]
>> But if there's really firm consensus that this information
>> absolutely has to come from d-i, I might look into that.
> I'm not quite sure how you came up with the idea that the information
> has to come from d-i. I sure did not say it, nor did I mean it.
> My point is that the subarch information should not come from the
> popularity-contest package. I do not really care if it comes from
> d-i, dpkg, gcc, dmidecode, lspci, or whatever. It would be nice if it
> came from a package already installed on all systems, to avoid
> introducing a new dependency, though.
But as I said, there is no such package, and creating one that does
exactly what is needed for popcon seems pointless.