Trimming down the package set

Kevin Fenzi kevin at
Thu Mar 12 20:34:10 UTC 2015

On Tue, 10 Mar 2015 22:08:08 -0500
Dan Mossor <danofsatx at> wrote:


> Additionally, I've filed bugs[1,2] to have fprintd-pam and 
> wireless-tools moved from the Standard comps group to the Hardware 
> Support group, since even on workstation installs these two packages
> are dependent on specific hardware, and shouldn't be included in the 
> Standard comp group.

Sounds good, but I will note that currently comps bugs are assigned to
notting at, and so I don't think we will see much answer. ;) 

We should probibly get that fixed... 
> A possible solution that Stephen and I have worked out is to create a 
> new Server Hardware Support comp group that would include more 
> server-specific tools such as (but not limited to):
> smp_utils
> lm_sensors
> openhpi
> These are the first three that I found in my limited research, I'm
> sure there are many more that can be justified to be included as part
> of a Server Hardware Support comp group.

Sounds reasonable. 

> --Dan
> [0]
> [1]
> [2]

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