[arch-dev-public] [RFC] dropping cpufrequtils

Jan Steffens jan.steffens at gmail.com
Tue Aug 14 22:42:46 EDT 2012

On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 2:46 AM, Tom Gundersen <teg at jklm.no> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> As was discussed some time ago, I'd like to drop cpufrequtils from our
> repos. It is dead upstream, and has been replaced by cpupower (in
> community).
> I see no reason to move cpupower out of community, but let me know if
> you disagree.
> The only blocker now is that gnome-applets depend on cpufrequtils and
> cpupower is not binary/source compatible. There are patches around
> though, so shouldn't be a big problem.
> Comments?
> Tom

cpupower currently has no hook for pm-utils. I attached the one I'm using.

gnome-applets are deprecated anyway (they don't work with
gnome-shell). We can just kick out the cpufreq-applet.
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