Bug 837169 - acpid should use libnl
acpid should use libnl
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: acpid (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jaroslav Škarvada
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Reported: 2012-07-02 23:46 EDT by Andy Grover
Modified: 2015-02-18 08:44 EST (History)
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Description Andy Grover 2012-07-02 23:46:17 EDT
acpid appears to use a bundled version of libnl (libnetlink). Is it possible for acpid to use the separately-packaged libnl, or even better, libnl3?
Comment 1 Jaroslav Škarvada 2012-07-03 03:54:14 EDT
It seems to use its own non-compatible implementation, thus currently it is not possible to switch to libnl/libnl3. The code has to be rewritten, I will file RFE ticket upstream.
Comment 2 Ted Felix 2012-07-05 20:09:19 EDT
  This is on the TODO for acpid.  It's not very high priority, though.  Is this causing trouble with the normal functioning of acpid?  Or is there trouble on the horizon?
Comment 3 Andy Grover 2012-07-06 21:17:31 EDT
I'm sure it works fine, it's just less-than-ideal. Maybe if you could describe the shortcomings in the standard version that led you to bundle and customize it, Jaroslav or myself might be able to produce a patch against acpid or upstream libnl3 that lets acpid drop its version.
Comment 4 Ted Felix 2012-07-08 09:49:43 EDT
  There are two possible reasons that I bundled netlink support with acpid.  First, it may have been that there was no official libnl at the time, so I took the unofficial one and incorporated it into the code for acpid.  The second possibility is that I was unaware of the existence of a standard libnl.  Either way it has nothing to do with shortcomings in the standard version.

  A patch to remedy this would be great.
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