On Tue, Jun 30, 2020 at 10:30:21AM -0400, Owen Taylor wrote: > So, this was discussed quite a bit in > https://pagure.io/fedora-workstation/issue/71 and the conclusion that > the Workstatopn Working Group came to 3 months ago was that we didn't > want to do this. We basically understood that main way of using > thermald was to use the proprietary dptfxtract tool to extract a > profile from ACPI - and as such, thermald wasn't something Fedora > should install by default. This functionality can't be properly > integrated into Fedora and "just work" for users if it requires a > proprietary tool and extra steps.
Is there some background about why dptfxtract is proprietary? (I see that it's a program provided by Intel.) Is it just because no one's done the work to make a free equivalent or does it require some secret/patented/whatever knowledge to work? Rich. -- Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones Read my programming and virtualization blog: http://rwmj.wordpress.com libguestfs lets you edit virtual machines. Supports shell scripting, bindings from many languages. http://libguestfs.org _______________________________________________ devel mailing list -- firstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org Fedora Code of Conduct: https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/project/code-of-conduct/ List Guidelines: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Mailing_list_guidelines List Archives: https://email@example.com