Subject: Re: wm/pwm and wm/ion cannot coexist
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Quentin Garnier <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/04/2005 20:24:47
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On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 09:29:01AM -0800, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> On Fri, 4 Feb 2005, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> > > What is ion's pwm?
> >
> > pwm version 2.
> Can it be installed as bin/pwm2 and man1/pwm2.1? (My preference.)
> Or can regular pwm be installed as bin/pwm1.
> The pwm webpage mentions PWM2 and PWM1.

Yeah, and mentions pwm1 is no longer maintained.

> Debian doesn't include any pwm command with ion (but it is old
> 0.0.20020207-1).

I nuked ion1 and replaced it with ion2 (installed as ion).

> But Debian's ion3 (20050116-1) package and Gentoo's ion3-20050116 install
> "bin/pwm3" (like our pkgsrc ion3-devel).

Yes, that's because Tuomo wants to allow both ion2 and ion3 on the
same system.
> Gentoo's ion 20020207 doesn't include pwm.

Yes, ion1 was different.

> Gentoo's ion ion2-20040729 installs bin/pwm2 and man/man1/pwm2.1.

Well, "good for them".

As for me, I would just remove pwm.  Lubomir, you have an opinion
about it?

Quentin Garnier - -
"When I find the controls, I'll go where I like, I'll know where I want
to be, but maybe for now I'll stay right here on a silent sea."
KT Tunstall, Silent Sea, Eye to the Telescope, 2004.

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