wtf fucked up power devil

dE . de.techno at
Sat May 26 14:21:23 BST 2012

On 05/25/12 11:44, Kevin Krammer wrote:
> On Friday, 2012-05-25, Duncan wrote:
>> I've read that the lower level tools themselves changed.  Apparently,
>> some of the knobs power devil was using weren't designed to to be
>> individually tweaked, and they either disappeared entirely or there were
>> bugs related to their use that were closed WONTFIX as they weren't
>> supposed to be directly tweaked in the first place.
>> So power devil didn't have much of a choice.  They could either do the
>> complicated thing and provide a GUI that allowed setting most of what
>> laptop-mode-tools does, but that was several times more complex than what
>> they were doing, or go the simple, dumbed-down route.  For now, they went
>> the dumbed-down route.  It's possible they'll eventually expose the
>> complex config to those that want it, but that's a lot of code to write
>> and test, so dumbed-down is what they'd be exposing temporarily, until
>> the complex code could be written and tested, in any case.
> As far as I understand the setup, the UI and the actual power managment code
> are separate entities, so if the management code does allow for more fine
> grained control somebody could write an alternative UI for it which exposes
> those controls.
> One could check with the author of the new UI whether it would be possible to
> upload the old UI to kde-apps or something.
> Cheers,
> Kevin
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