[pkg-fso-maint] phonefsod + desktop computer = constant screen blanking

Sebastian Reichel sre at debian.org
Fri Dec 5 15:51:28 UTC 2014


On Fri, Dec 05, 2014 at 01:55:23PM +0100, Muad Dib wrote:
> On 05/12/2014 13:46, Sebastian Reichel wrote:
> >
> >>2) MINOR - phoneui & related packages : bad description. SHR doesn't tell
> >>anything (ASM for Right bitshift ?). The phone part of the packages' name
> >>misleads. Having a desktop computer, I tried to talk to my mobile phone ...
> >The FSO and SHR software stack is supposed to run *on* a mobile
> >phone. Some phones, like the Openmoko Freerunner or the Nokia N900
> >are capable of running Debian on them and these packages provide
> >some basic phone capabilities.
> >
> >>Did I post it to the right place ?
> >Depends on your objective. This mailinglist is about the packaging
> >of the FreeSmartPhone.org (FSO) and SHR software suites for Debian.
> >
> >-- Sebastian
> So, I posted on the right place : the whole family of FSO/SHR packages'
> description should mention that they're intended for mobile phones, and
> cause weird behaviour on desktops (maybe through a conflict with
> gdm||kdm&&xorg ?).

Conflicting against desktop packages is not an option, since they
are used on the targeted mobile phones ;)

Improving the package descriptions sounds like a useful thing,
though. I will kepp that in mind for stretch.

-- Sebastian
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