[ACTION REQUIRED] orphaned packages in rawhide

John Reiser jreiser at bitwagon.com
Tue Feb 8 21:10:49 UTC 2011

On 02/08/2011 09:21 AM, Jeffrey Ollie wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 4:24 AM, Richard Hughes <hughsient at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 7 February 2011 20:59, Bill Nottingham <notting at redhat.com> wrote:
>>> Orphan smolt
>> Don't we still use this by default on all spins?

> If no one seems eager to take over maintainership should we replace
> smolt with another tool that has some momentum behind it?

Smolt will never go anywhere as long as it uses decimal (base ten)
when identifying PCI devices.  Everybody else in the whole world
uses hexadecimal (base sixteen).  The discrepancy is fatal
for usability, even within Fedora itself.  (Witness "lspci -n".)


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