powertop2 vs powertop
davej at redhat.com
Mon Mar 14 18:03:54 UTC 2011
On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 06:53:31PM +0100, jan.klepek wrote:
> In not so recent past, powertop2 alpha has been released  and it is
> currently in version 1.97. It is usuable and I was thinking about
> packaging it for Fedora. However, there is already "old" powertop.
> So I will have to package it as powertop2 because it is completely
> different tool.
> Does it have sense to package it as powertop2? Or should rather powertop
> package maintainer update powertop package with new sources (even when
> they are considered as alpha)?
Is powertop1 going to continue to be updated ? I would assume not,
and having both in the archive is just going to cause confusion.
What's wrong with waiting for the non-alpha version, and then updating
the existing powertop package ?
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