[Pkg-lirc-maint] [RFR] templates://lirc/{lirc-modules-source.templates, lirc.templates}

MJ Ray mjr at phonecoop.coop
Fri Sep 7 12:10:37 UTC 2007

Stephen Gran <sgran at debian.org> wrote:
> This one time, at band camp, MJ Ray said:
> > Christian Perrier <bubulle at debian.org> wrote:
> > > + The list of needed kernel modules and their parameters may be
> > > + guessed from your previous answers.
> > 
> > "Needed" seems vague here - how badly does it need them?  We have a
> > richer collection of adjectives that we use for needed packages - can
> > we use them here?  Do we mean required or suggested or what?  There's
> > also an "unneeded" later which sounds unnatural to me.
> Needed is correct, as we are talking about modules that are going to be
> built from the lirc-modules package for use by lirc.  This is not about
> package relationships.

Maybe correct, but confusing to people who don't know how these
packages interact: so the user doesn't need to have these modules yet?

How about "The list of kernel modules to build (and their parameters)
can be guessed from your previous answers."?

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