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Re: [PATCH] gnu: dmidecode: Update to 3.0. (was: Re: [PATCH] gnu: Add dm

From: Kei Kebreau
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gnu: dmidecode: Update to 3.0. (was: Re: [PATCH] gnu: Add dmidecode.)
Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2016 16:01:06 -0400
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ng0 <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi,
> Kei Kebreau <address@hidden> writes:
>> A package for those who like to roam around the lower levels of their
>> machines. As soon as this package is verified to build successfully and
>> reproducibly on another user's machine, I can push it to the repos.
>> From 37c3cc1021671d93dca2c34c4d3b392173b84ef1 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
>> From: Kei Kebreau <address@hidden>
>> Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2016 13:59:59 -0400
>> Subject: [PATCH] gnu: Add dmidecode.
>> * gnu/packages/linux.scm (dmidecode): New variable.
>> ---
> I don't understand.. is an upgrade not enough?
> address@hidden ~$ guix package -s dmidecode
> name: dmidecode
> version: 2.12
> outputs: out
> systems: x86_64-linux i686-linux armhf-linux mips64el-linux
> dependencies:
> location: gnu/packages/admin.scm:982:2
> homepage:
> license: GPL 2+
> synopsis: Read hardware information from the BIOS
> description: Dmidecode reports information about your system's hardware
> as
> + described in your system BIOS according to the SMBIOS/DMI standard.
> This
> + typically includes system manufacturer, model name, serial number,
> + version, asset tag as well as a lot of other details of varying level
> of
> + interest and reliability depending on the manufacturer.  This will
> often
> + include usage status for the CPU sockets, expansion slots (e.g.  AGP,
> PCI,
> + ISA) and memory module slots, and the list of I/O ports (e.g.  serial,
> + parallel, USB).

Wow! I must have misspelled dmidecode when I searched for it! Silly me. :-P

I've attached a new patch. I don't know whether updating a version
number necessitates a copyright assignment, so I omitted it.

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