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Old 02-15-2008, 09:01 AM
Mikhail Kolesnik
Default contrib/lm_sensors upgraded to v 3.0.1

The lm_sensors port is updated to version 3.0.1. New library
interface is not backwards compatible with an old one. Applications
that, have not yet merged the changes will not compile/work. For a
brief list of changes see announcements [1], [2].

The only directly affected ports in core/opt/contrib/xfce/gnome/kde are:
(There might be others, not listing it as a dependency.)

I've applied a patch to net-snmp.

Xfce repo has it's own lm_sensors port and patch for

Kde maintainer will receive a copy of this mail. Patch for kdebase
(on which kdeadmin depends) is at [3]. Note: as of current (implicit)
policy xfce/gnome/kde are preferred to supply their own versions of all

>From this version a separate i2c-tools package exists. While it's not a
direct requirement it is listed in '# Depends on:' header of lm_sensors
to be sure more chips will work. To upgrade from a previous version run:
'prt-get remove lm_sensors' (as i2c-tools overlaps old package files)
'prt-get depinst lm_sensors'

For those, having adjusted /etc/sensors.conf - take a look at
sensors-conf-convert script before removing old configuration file.

[1] http://lists.lm-sensors.org/pipermail/lm-sensors/2007-November/021983.html
[2] http://www.lm-sensors.org/wiki/Download#lm-sensors3.0.1
[3] http://people.atrpms.net/~hdegoede/kdebase-3.5.8-lm-sensors-3.x.patch

Mikhail Kolesnik
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